Jimmiller

1991 NK1. Discovered 1991 July 12 by H. E. Holt at Palomar.

Named in honor of James K. Miller (1939- ), celestial mechanics and orbital dynamics expert at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Miller played a key role in navigating the NEAR spacecraft and in determining the mass of (433) Eros from perturbations of the NEAR spacecraft's trajectory. (M 35483)

Name and citation provided by J. Veverka and D. K. Yeomans.

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