Innsbruck

1993 KX1. Discovered 1993 May 24 by C. S. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Innsbruck, capital of Tyrol {see planet (6439)} in the heart of the Alps on the great route from Italy, has a history deeply connected with the Habsburg dynasty. This city in western Austria lays claim to the 1936 Nobel prizewinner V. F. Hess and hosted two winter Olympic games. (M 42363)

The name was suggested by P. Teutsch and R. Weinberger.

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