Lagerros

1978 QC3. Discovered 1978 Aug. 22 by C.-I. Lagerkvist at Mount Stromlo.

(7858) Bolotov

Named in honor of Johan S. V. Lagerros (1968- ) to celebrate the completion of his Ph.D. thesis titled "Thermal Physics of Asteroids". In a series of papers, he extended and improved the Standard Thermal Model of minor planets. As a result, his model was used for the official calibration of ISO data. The discoverer has also benefited from his experience with computers on numerous occasions. (M 31611)

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