Lane

1989 PC. Discovered 1989 Aug. 9 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of Arthur Lonne Lane, manager of the geology and planetary section at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a physical chemist and planetary scientist with special interests in ultraviolet physics and photochemistry. He has been active in the field of ultraviolet planetary astronomy of atmospheres and solid surfaces, planetary rings, spectroscopic instrumentation, remote sensing pollution problems and science interactions with space-mission design. His most recent activity is as principal investigator of the delta star ultraviolet imaging experiment. "Lonne" is a diligent, innovative and enthusiastic scientist. He is a longtime friend and colleague of the discoverer who has appreciated his perception and guidance. (M 18646)

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