|Discovery and designation|
|Discovered by||N. S. Chernykh|
|Discovery site||Crimean Astrophysical Observatory|
|Discovery date||September 11, 1972|
|Epoch May 14, 2008|
2164 Lyalya (1972 RM2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 11, 1972 by N. S. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Named in memory of Elena (Lyalya) Konstantinovna Ubijvovk (1918-1942), a student in astronomy at Kharkov University who perished with other members of the Resistance during the Great Patriotic War.
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