|Alternative names||Engelhardt Observatory|
|Named after||Vasily Engelhardt|
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The V. P. Engel'gardt Astronomical Observatory (Russian: . ?. ?. ), also known simply as the Engelhardt Observatory, is located 20 kilometers west of Kazan, Russia. Its observatory code is 136. The co-ordinates are about .
The observatory's Zelenchukskaya Station, observatory code 114, abbreviated as "Zelenchukskaya Stn" by the IAU/MPC, is located at 2,047 metres (6,716 ft) altitude near Zelenchukskaya in the North Caucasus region of the Caucasus Mountains, using a 0.3-meter f/7.7 reflector.
The Station is known for it numerous cometary observations (see external links) and discoveries of minor planets by Russian amateur astronomer Timur Valer'evi? Krja?ko. In addition, the MPC directly credits the Zelenchukskaya Station for the discovery of 6 minor planets in 2008 (see list), which includes 212929 Satovski, a main-belt asteroid named after Boris Ivanovich Satovski (1908-1982), a laureate of the USSR State Prize.
Note, the Special Astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Science (115) with its Large Altazimuth Telescope is also located near Zelenchukskaya.
|212924 Yurishevchuk||6 January 2008||list|
|212929 Satovski||15 January 2008||list|
|325369 Shishilov||29 August 2008||list|
|360072 Alcimedon||2 September 2008||list|
|361764 Antonbuslov||6 January 2008||list|
|381458 Moiseenko||2 September 2008||list|
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