1981 DO2. Discovered 1981 Feb. 28 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring.

Named in honor of Oscar Monnig, of Fort Worth, Texas, who has devoted a lifetime to the study and popularization of meteoritics. He has made outstanding contributions as the result of countless field investigations of meteorite falls. His tireless efforts have led to the accumulation of one of the world's largest private collections of meteorites. (M 7786) Name proposed by E. Helin.

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