Ceraskia

(1915 WY )
CURRENT POSITION: 2 ARI 13
Incl: 11.29081
Eccent: 0.0612677
Period: 5.2600859824061 years
AU 3.0244646
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

18.4.1915 00:00 Heidelberg 8e43 49n24 observations 0

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Named in honor of the Russian astronomer Vitold Karlovich Ceraski (1849–1925). Born in Slutsk (now in Byelorussia), he graduated from Moscow University and worked for 45 years at the Moscow Observatory. He was director of that observatory for 25 years. Ceraski worked extensively on stellar and solar photometry. (N. S. Chernykh)

Ceraski is also honored by a lunar crater. The citation (H 80) given in the first three editions of this ‘Dictionary’ is erroneous.

Avastatud: 18-4-1915 Avastamiskoht: Heidelberg Avastajad: Wolf, M. F.

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