Piotrovsky

(1989 UE8 )
CURRENT POSITION: 11 AQU 26
Incl: 3.54602
Eccent: 0.173937
Period: 3.3418083369114 years
AU 2.2351549
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

26.10.1989 23:04 Nauchnyj 34e1 44n32 observations 1

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Named in memory of the outstanding archaeologist Boris Borisovich Piotrovsky (1908–1990), director of the Hermitage {see planet  (4758)} museum in St. Petersburg for many years. The name also honors his son Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky (1944– ), a well-known orientalist who succeeded his father as Hermitage director. (M 29144)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy.

Avastatud: 26-10-1989 Avastamiskoht: Nauchnyj Avastajad: Chernykh, L. I.

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