Kostinsky

(A921 VA )
CURRENT POSITION: 8 AQU 53
Incl: 7.64052
Eccent: 0.219459
Period: 7.9482859457719 years
AU 3.9826206
Type: 0008

Discovery Chart

5.11.1921 23:08 Simeis 33e60 44n24 observations 1

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Named in honor of Sergej Konstantinovich Kostinsky (1867–1936), one of the founders of astrophotography and photographical astrometry in Russia, a corresponding member of the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences and a staff member of the Pulkovo Observatory. He made numerous determinations of stellar parallaxes and proper motions, studied star clusters and nebulae, as well as planets and their satellites. (M 10548)

Kostinsky is also honored by a lunar crater.

Avastatud: 5-11-1921 Avastamiskoht: Simeis Avastajad: Beljavskij, S.

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