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Vladimir Aleksandrovich Albitzky (Russian: Владимир Александрович Альбицкий) (June 16, 1891 – June 15, 1952) was a Soviet/Russian astronomer and discoverer of minor planets. In modern English transliteration, his surname would be given as Al'bitskii or Al'bitsky. In the literature, he is sometimes referred to as W. A. Albizkij, however his surname usually appears in the literature as "Albitzky". His asteroid discoveries are credited as "V. Albitskij".
He came to the Simeiz Observatory (Симеиз) in Crimea in 1922, working with G. A. Shajn and G. N. Neujmin, and became head of the observatory in 1934. The Minor Planet Center credits him with the discovery of 10 asteroids during 1923–1925.
List of discovered minor planetsEdit
|1002 Olbersia||15 August 1923||list|
|1007 Pawlowia||5 October 1923||list|
|1022 Olympiada||23 June 1924||list|
|1028 Lydina||6 November 1923||list|
|1030 Vitja||25 May 1924||list|
|1034 Mozartia||7 September 1924||list|
|1059 Mussorgskia||19 July 1925||list|
|1071 Brita||3 March 1924||list|
|1283 Komsomolia||25 September 1925||list|
|1330 Spiridonia||17 February 1925||list|
Papers by V.A. AlbitzkyEdit
The total number of papers by V.A. Albitzky is about 88 according to his File from the Archive of the Pulkovo Oservatory. Only 5 papers can be found at the ADS NASA, while the rest are given in a copy from the archiv by Alex Gaina, including a great part of the observations of asteroids.
A Russian version of the work concerning radial velocities of 343 stars can be found at:
- Dobronravin, P. P. (2006). Крымская астрофизическая обсерватория [Crimean Astrophysical Observatory]. Земля и Вселенная (Earth and Universe) (in Russian) (4). Retrieved 8 April 2014.