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                                                     Asteroids of Latvia

   1284_Latvia                   

Opening date: 1933 July 27, Karl Reinmuth, Heidelberg (Germany)   
The first who defined orbit - Kārlis Šteins (1911-1983), Latvian astronomer  
At the suggestion of K. Steins asteroid was named
LATVIA   
   
Name was first mentioned in the Names of the Minor Planets by Paul_Herget in 1955
(H 118)
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  1796_Riga                  
 Opening date: 1966 May
16, CrAO,
 Chernykh photo /
                Date of assignment name: 1971 September 25 (MPC 03185)                                          

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                  2867_Šteins  / photo /                   
    Opening date: 1969 November 4, CrAO, / Chernykh /  
                     Date of assignment name: 1986 September 18 
/ MPC 11157 /,
p. 63                                   
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The first images of the asteroid 2867 Šteins with of space probe Rosetta


 
1805_Dirikis              
   Opening date: 1970 April 1, CrAO, / Chernykh /  
        
Date of assignment name:
1974 January 1
(MPC 03569).                               
In honor of the Latvian astronomer Matiss Dirikiss (1923-1993)  
/ Researcher motion of asteroids and comets /  
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         2014_Vasilevskis  photo /
            Opening date: 1973 May 2, Arnold Richard Klemola  

         Name was published before November 1977 MPC 4190).                          
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           3233_Krisbarons  / photo /  
                  
Opening date: 1977 September 9, CrAO
 / Chernykh /  
   
          
 Date of assignment name: 1987 July 11
MPC 12015 / p. 129                          
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        4136_Artmane  / photo /  
                       
Opening date: 1968 March 28, CrAO  / Tamara Smirnova /
                     
Date of assignment name:
1996 October 26  MPC 28089 / p. 139                             
In honor of Soviet and of Latvian actress Vija Artmane    
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4391_Balodis  / photo-1 , 2 /    
          Opening date: 1977 August 21, CrAO  / Chernykh /  

                   
Date of assignment name: 1992 September 12  / MPC 20837 / р. 169                          
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4392_Agita         
                        
Opening date: 1978 September 13, CrAO  / Chernykh /    
                             Date of assignment name: 1992 September 12  / MPC 20837 / р. 169                            
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        16513_Vasks
 photo /
     
          Opening date:
1990
November 15 / Eric Walter Elst /    
   La Silla Observatory
 / ESO
/
            Date of assignment name: 2006 June 13 
/ MPC 56960 /
p. 42                        
In honor of the Latvian composer Pēteris Vasks  
 
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  23617_Duna
   
   
Opening date: 1996 April 17 / Eric Walter Elst /   
 
    
      La Silla Observatory  / ESO /
       Date of assignment name: 2007 June 1 / MPC 59923 /, p. 117                          
Duna is the ancient name of the river Daugava, upon which was built Riga - capital of Latvia   
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  24709_Mitau    
   
   Opening date:  1991 August 6  / Eric Walter Elst /  
        La Silla Observatory  / ESO /
     Date of assignment name: 2007 June 1  / MPC 59923 /, p. 117                       
    Mitau is the ancient name of the Latvian city of Jelgava.
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     24794_Kurland   
    
     Opening date: 1993 October 20  / Eric Walter Elst /  
 
   
       La Silla Observatory  / ESO /
    Date of assignment name: 2007 June 1  / MPC 59923 /,
p. 117                     
Kurland (Courland) this is the ancient name of the districts Zemgale and Kurzeme in present-day Latvia.  
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            37623_Valmiera  / lv /
                   Opening date: 1993 September 15  / Eric Walter Elst /  
             La Silla Observatory  / ESO /
                       Date of assignment name: 2008 January 22  / MPC 37623 /, р. 157                           
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         274084_Baldone  / lv /    
               Opening date: 2008 January 3  /
Ilgmars Eglitis /  
   
  
                          Date of assignment name: 2011 December 10  / MPC 77510 /,
p.386                        
      Baldone Observatory
  
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       284984_Ikaunieks  / lv /
                Jānis_Ikaunieks  / photo /
             Opening date: 2010 April 12  /
Ilgmars Eglitis
    
                         Date of assignment name:
2012 February 7 
/ MPC 78272 /,  p. 400                            
           Baldone Observatory      
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    Igor Abakumov
                     / space researcher /
                         
May 1, 2018