Herbelin

1985 RR. Discovered 1985 Sept. 14 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Claude Herbelin (1931- ), of Neuchatel, on the occasion of his 65th birthday (1996 Dec. 13). A friend of the discoverer and brother of the discoverer's companion Anne-Marie Malotki {see planet (3667)}, Herbelin is an electrotechnical engineer by profession. He is also an enthusiastic telecommunications specialist (frequency standards, chronometry) and mountain skier and hiker. (M 28089)

Citation provided by S. Herbelin and C. Gassmann-Herbelin.

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