Farmer

1991 NF. Discovered 1991 July 9 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of Crofton Bernard Farmer, distinguished visiting scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory whose research has been primarily in earth and planetary atmospheres. He has been awarded the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal on three occasions. The discoverer and members of the Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking program wish to recognize his efforts in providing crucial assistance to the NEAT task as motivator, organizer and representative to the sponsor. (M 26931)

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