Goff

1993 GY. Discovered 1993 Apr. 14 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Named in honor of Robert and Valerie Goff, of Tucson, Arizona. One of the finest masters of optics in the world, Bob Goff makes mirrors that are used in research and educational institutions worldwide. The Goffs are active in trying to increase a public interest in the sky, both through observing sessions and through the manufacture of good optics. (M 30100)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by D. H. Levy, who prepared the citation.

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