Osita

1971 QZ1. Discovered 1971 Aug. 16 by J. Gibson at El Leoncito.

Named by the discoverer in honor of his wife Ursula, of which Osita is the Spanish equivalent. While the discoverer was located at the Yale-Columbia Southern Station she measured and/or reduced more than 150 positions of comets and minor planets. Her volunteer services as assistant, visitor's guide and secretary were performed in addition to the daily work of making a pleasant home at an isolated location. (M 3935)

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