Avenir Aleksandrovich Yakovkin

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Avenir Aleksandrovich Yakovkin (Авенир Александрович Яковкин) (1887–1974) was a Russian astronomer.

From 1928 to 1931 he served as director of the V. P. Engel'gardt Astronomical Observatory at Kazan University.

The crater Yakovkin on the Moon is named after him.

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