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Georgij A. Krasinsky (February 19, 1939; Leningrad, USSR) – March 17, 2011) was a Russian astronomer active at the Institute of Applied Astronomy, Russian Academy of Science, St Petersburg.[1] He was notable for research on planetary motions and ephemeris.

Krasinsky was the president of IAU commission 4-DI on ephemerides during 2003-2006.

The asteroid 5714 Krasinsky is named after him.


  1. ^ "Obituary" (in Russian). Institute of Applied Astronomy. Retrieved 19 January 2012.[permanent dead link]