1984 EX. Discovered 1984 Mar. 6 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Richard Kowalski (1963- ) of Quail Hollow Observatory, near Tampa, Florida. Kowalski is engaged in follow-up and discovery work on minor planets and comets. In 1998 he founded and has energetically maintained the Minor Planet Mailing List, a web-based information service and chat group for amateur and professional observers. Kowalski has also been the main organizer of the 1999 Amateur-Professional Minor Planet Workshop at the Lowell Observatory. (M 34343)

Citation written by the discoverer and P. G. Comba.

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