1981 WB1. Discovered 1981 Nov. 24 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Jay Henry Lieske {1941- }, astronomer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, well known for his work on the Galilean satellites, ephemerides and astronomical constants, the precessional formulation in the J2000 system and for an accurate determination of the solar parallax from the motion of (433) Eros. (M 11162)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion from L. D. Schmadel, who also prepared the citation.

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