Sergey Belyavsky

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Asteroids discovered: 36
749 Malzovia April 5, 1913
812 Adele September 8, 1915
849 Ara February 9, 1912
850 Altona March 27, 1916
851 Zeissia April 2, 1916
852 Wladilena April 2, 1916
853 Nansenia April 2, 1916
854 Frostia April 3, 1916
855 Newcombia April 3, 1916
856 Backlunda April 3, 1916
857 Glasenappia April 6, 1916
885 Ulrike September 23, 1917
969 Leocadia November 5, 1921
978 Aidamina May 18, 1922
981 Martina September 23, 1917
995 Sternberga June 8, 1923
1001 Gaussia August 8, 1923
1004 Belopolskya September 5, 1923
1005 Arago September 5, 1923
1006 Lagrangea September 12, 1923
1031 Arctica June 6, 1924
1062 Ljuba October 11, 1925
1065 Amundsenia August 4, 1926
1074 Beljawskya January 26, 1925
1084 Tamariwa February 12, 1926
1086 Nata[1] August 25, 1927
1094 Siberia February 12, 1926
1118 Hanskya[1] August 29, 1927
1153 Wallenbergia September 5, 1924
1224 Fantasia[1] August 29, 1927
1621 Druzhba October 1, 1926
1874 Kacivelia September 5, 1924
1984 Fedynskij October 10, 1926
2156 Kate September 23, 1917
3134 Kostinsky November 5, 1921
4509 Gorbatskij September 23, 1917
  1. 1 with Nikolaj Ivanov

Sergey Ivanovich Belyavsky (Russian: Серге́й Ива́нович Беля́вский; December 7, 1883 (Julian calendar: November 25) – October 13, 1953) was a Soviet/Russian astronomer.

His last name is also alternatively spelled Beljavskij (name under which the Minor Planet Center credits him) or Beljawskij. His first name is occasionally given as "Sergius".

He was born in St. Petersburg and was a member of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union. His field of work included astrophotometry, astrometry, and the study of variable stars. He died in Leningrad.

Discovered the bright naked-eye comet C/1911 S3 (Beljawsky), also known according to the nomenclature of the time as Comet 1911 IV or Comet 1911g.

He discovered or co-discovered a number of asteroids.

He observed at Simeiz Observatory (Симеиз) in Crimea. Between 1937 and 1944 Belyavsky was the seventh director of the Pulkovo Observatory, where he succeeded Boris Petrovich Gerasimovich

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