1994 JK9 . Discovered 1994 May 15 by C. P. de Saint-Aignan at Palomar.

Named in honor of the discoverer's friend and mentor, Walter N. Hawley, a physics and astronomy teacher at Saint Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire. He is also director of the Saint Paul's Astronomy Center, an observatory of unequaled quality at the high-school level. Hawley has observed the night sky with his students since 1972, acquainting them with such wonders as the Aurora Borealis and Messier { see planet (7359)} Objects, as well as lesser wonders, such as Murphy's Law - and frostbite. (M 32792)

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