1989 EF. Discovered 1989 Mar. 4 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of Jack B. Child, software engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Asteroid Project director of the World Space Foundation, and past president of the Orange County Astronomers. His generous helpfulness over the years has been greatly appreciated. He has played a very important role in introducing team members to the Palomar planet-crossing asteroid survey project. (M 17225) Name endorsed by R. L. Staehle.

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