Noymer

1990 VG1. Discovered 1990 Nov. 12 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.

Named in honor of Andrew J. Noymer on the occasion of his twentieth birthday, 1991 Nov. 4. A student at Harvard University, he has since the age of 14 been an enthusiastic assistant in a number of astronomical activities. In addition to those at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, where he is currently working at the Minor Planet Center and Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams, he spent several weeks at Siding Spring in 1988 (where he discovered several minor planets) and at the U.K. Infrared Telescope in 1989. (M 19341)

Name proposed by the discoverer, following a suggestion by C. M. Bardwell, D. W. E. Green, B. G. Marsden and G. V. Williams.

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