Guest

1982 HL. Discovered 1982 Apr. 18 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of John E. Guest, reader in Planetary Studies at University College, London, and a colleague of the discoverer at the University of London Observatory during the latter's postgraduate days. A leading British planetary geologist and a specialist in vulcanology, Guest has worked on the geological mapping of the moon, Mars and many of the atmosphereless satellites of the major planets. He was a principal investigator on the Soviet Phobos missions and is currently a team member on the Magellan radar-mapping mission to Venus. Guest has not neglected research on terrestrial vulcanology, however, as witness his book on Etna. (M 16594)

Citation provided by D. McNally at the request of the discoverer.

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