1988 NH. Discovered 1988 July 11 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of Neal D. Hulkower, mathematician, scientist and good friend of the discoverer with a special interest in celestial mechanics. While at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory he developed a method of analyzing accessibility for spacecraft missions to near-Earth asteroids and ranked them by energy requirements for rendezvous. His enthusiasm and expertise have helped in stimulating greater interest in these objects. (M 16045)

Named by the discoverer. Name endorsed by R. Staehle and D. Bender.

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