1992 ED1. Discovered 1992 Mar. 10 by D. I. Steel at Siding Spring.
Named for Geoffrey Malcolm Copland (1942- ), rector and vice-chancellor of the University of Westminster. Copland, an Oxford-educated physicist, has dedicated his career to the benefit of the students under his care, initially within the University of London, but more recently at the above institution. (M 34629)
Name proposed by the discoverer, who owes much to Copland's tutelage.
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