Linsley

1962 HE. Discovered 1962 Apr. 27 at the Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn, Indiana.

Named in memory of Earle Garfield Linsley (18821969), professor of geography at Mills College, Oakland, California. He was the second director of the Chalbot Observatory, serving from 1923 until his retirement in 1947. He nurtured several young astronomers who went on to distinguished research careers, including John W. Evans, Gibson Reaves {see planet (3007)}, Elizabeth Roemer {see planet (1657)}, Dorothy Locanthi and Elizabeth Scott. (M 18305)

Name proposed by Norman Sperling with the concurrence of F. K. Edmondson.

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