Derdenye

1981 EH14. Discovered 1981 Mar. 1 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring.

Named in honor of Derald and Denise Nye, dedicated amateur astronomers and observatory builders in Tucson. For the past thirteen years, Derald, with the assistance of Denise, has served as distributor for the Minor Planet Bulletin, the publication of the Minor Planets Section of the Association for Lunar and Planetary Observers. Through this work they have served as a contact point for hundreds of amateur astronomers around the world seeking to contribute to minor planet research. (M 27125)

Name suggested and citation prepared by R. P. Binzel.

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