5943 Lovi (1984 EG) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 1, 1984 by E. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of Flagstaff. It is named in honor of the deceased Hungarian-American astronomer George Lovi (1939–1993), a columnist for Sky & Telescope magazine who prepared their star charts 1968 to 1992, and did the "Rambling in the Skies" column 1971 to 1993. He was an astronomy educator at the Vanderbilt Planetarium and had been a lecturer in the Hayden Planetarium. Lovi was the author of two books, Men, Monsters, and the Modern Universe and Uranometria 2000.0. His interests included subway lines and railroads.

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