1078 T-1. Discovered 1971 Mar. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Peter Katgert (1944- ), astronomer at the Leiden Observatory, and his wife, Leiden astronomer Jet Katgert-Merkelijn (1943- ). Peter's main research interests are the statistics of radio sources and also the formation and dynamics of clusters of galaxies. Jet is now working on the archive of J. H. Oort {see planet (1691)}. (M 26933)

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