1989 UK2. Discovered 1989 Oct. 27 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of Keith C. Smith and Joan Furlong of University College, London, on the occasion of their wedding. Keith is a stellar spectroscopist whose work on abundance analyses of ultraviolet and optical spectra of HgMn stars and on non-LTE effects in OB stars is well-known to his colleagues worldwide. Joan is a laboratory spectroscopist and has recently moved from UCL to the metrology division of the U.K. National Physical Laboratory. (M 29670)

Name suggested and citation prepared by M. M. Dworetsky.

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