Vladimir Shkodrov

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Vladimir Shkodrov
Born (1930-02-10)10 February 1930,
Lom (Лом), Bulgaria
Died 31 August 2010(2010-08-31) (aged 80),
Sofia (София), Bulgaria
Fields Astronomy, Physics
Asteroids discovered: 7
4486 Mithra[1] September 22, 1987
6636 Kintanar[1] September 11, 1988
9732 Juchnovski[2] September 24, 1984
11852 Shoumen[2] September 10, 1988
11856 Nicolabonev[2] September 11, 1988
14342 Iglika[2] September 23, 1984
(14839) 1988 RH8[2] September 11, 1988
  1. 1 with E. W. Elst
  2. 2 with V. G. Ivanova

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Georgiev Shkodrov (Владимир Георгиев Шкодров; 10 February 1930 – 31 August 2010) was a Bulgarian astronomer.

Shkodrov discovered a number of asteroids, including the Apollo asteroid 4486 Mithra, which he and Eric Elst discovered on 22 September 1987. 4486 Mithra is notable as the most highly bifurcated object in the Solar System. The asteroid 4364 Shkodrov, discovered on 7 November 1978 by Eleanor Helin and Schelte Bus, is named after Shkodrov.

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