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Minor planets discovered: 1 [1]
3176 Paolicchi 13 November 1980 list

Zoran Knežević (Serbian Cyrillic: Зоран Кнежевић, born 23 August 1949 in Osijek) is a Serbian astronomer, who has been publishing since 1982. His major scientific contributions are in the field of movement of small Solar System bodies, their proper elements and perturbations, as well as the identification and evolution of asteroid families. As of 2002, he is the director of Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade and the president of Serbian National Astronomy Committee.[1]

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Asteroid 3900 Knežević, discovered by Edward Bowell, is named after him.[1] The official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 23 December 1988 (M.P.C. 14030).[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 21 May 2018. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  2. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 11 July 2018.

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