Jaroff

1992 WY4. Discovered 1992 Nov. 21 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

(7830) Akihikotago

Named in honor of Leon Jaroff (1927- ), science journalist with a long, distinguished association with Time magazine. Jaroff is internationally known for his well-researched, insightful articles and essays on scientific subjects combining factual reporting and intelligent commentary. He has won many awards and honors for his fine journalism. Through his writing, he has drawn attention to the issue of NEOs and the potentially catastrophic consequences for our civilization should a large comet or asteroid strike the earth. (M 32349; M 32561)

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