1991 AYi. Discovered 1991 Jan. 11 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Shirley in recognition of their generous, enthusiastic support of Caltech and Mt. Wilson Observatory. They have preserved and restored the Hale Solar Observatory in San Marino, a landmark of scientific and historical significance that they share generously with the community and educational groups for visits and study. (M 22831)

Name endorsed by their many friends.

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