1988 JU. Discovered 1988 May 9 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Named for Candace P. Kohl, American chemist and a leading investigator of ancient solar activity through analysis of solar cosmic-ray-produced nuclides in lunar samples. She has also contributed importantly in the development of techniques for dating surface exposure of materials on the earth from cosmic-ray-produced nuclides. Through her popular lectures on meteorites, the moon and the solar system, Kohl has reached a wide audience ranging from primary-school children to high-school students and the lay community. (M 25443)

Citation provided by K. Nishiizumi at the request of the discoverers.

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