Glynjones

1982 RW. Discovered 1982 Sept. 15 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in memory of Kenneth Glyn Jones (19151995), a British historian of astronomy. Glyn Jones is the author of the Messier's Nebulae and Star Clusters (1968). He was one of the founders of the Webb Society, a British-based deep-sky society formed in 1967, and served as its president until 1991. Membership of the Webb Society is now 440 in more than twenty countries worldwide. (M 25654)

Name suggested and citation prepared by R. W. Ar-gyle, endorsed by the executive committee of the Webb Society.

Obituary published in Q.J.R. Astron. Soc., Vol. 37, No. 2, p. 265-266 (1996).

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