Brucegoldberg

1990 XB1. Discovered 1990 Dec. 14 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of Bruce A. Goldberg, scientist and astronomer at Caltech's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the USAF Phillips Laboratory, as well as friend and colleague of the discoverer. He received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia and has conducted research in modeling and spectroscopy of Io and comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner {see also planets (1756), (4615)}, on adaptive optics and as guest observer at a variety of telescopes throughout the world for over twenty years. (M 25653)

Name endorsed by R. Bambery, K. J. Lawrence and his many friends at JPL.

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