McAllister

1986 RT2 . Discovered 1986 Sept. 6 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Frances McAllister, humanitarian and leading philanthropist of Flagstaff, Arizona. Founder of The Arboretum at Flagstaff, a center of horticulture and plant research, McAllister sponsored a program that allowed high-school students to observe P/Halley in 1985-86 and has helped considerably to improve Lowell Observatory's library and scientific facilities. (M 23541)

Names suggested by W. L. Putnam, citation provided by Putnam, O. G. Franz and M. L. Evans.

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