1977 RC. Discovered 1977 Sept. 5 by H.-E. Schuster at La Silla.

This Pallas-type object was the first to be discovered during the 1977 survey of High-Inclination Minor Planets jointly conducted by the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut and the European Southern Observatory. The name, consisting of the acronyms of the two institutions involved, was suggested by the astronomers involved, L. D. Schmadel, J. Schubart, H.-E. Schuster and R. M. West {see planets (2234), (1911), (2018), and (2022), respectively}. (M 11642)

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