1986 TK1. Discovered 1986 Oct. 4 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in memory of Linda McCartney (1941-1998), wife of Beatle Paul McCartney {see planet (4148)}, member of the musical group Wings, photographer, and author of vegetarian cookbooks. McCartney's strength of purpose as a friend of the environment, of animals, and of all humanity, together with her devotion to her family, provided a shining example to others. (M 32789)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by J. Dunne, who prepared the citation.

(7171) Arthurkraus

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