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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Died Ukrainian astronomer Churyumov, which gave the name to the comet


On 80-m to year of life in Ukraine died the world-famous astronomer, one of the discoverers of the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko Klim Churyumov.

“We will all miss you here, grandpa!”, – written by the granddaughter of the scientist Maria Mueller on his Facebook.

Churyumov and his colleague Svetlana Gerasimenko discovered the comet, which later gave their names during the observations of another comet comas Sola in 1969.

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