Izenberg

1989 KK. Discovered 1989 May 31 by H. E. Holt at Palomar.

Named in honor of Noam Izenberg (1967- ), planetary scientist at the Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University and an expert in the geologic interpretation of reflectance spectra. Izenberg played a major role during the NEAR mission to (433) Eros through accurate calibration of the Near-Infrared Spectrometer and through a careful analysis of the data returned. (M 35483)

Name suggested and citation provided by J. Veverka.

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