Traversa

1991 CA2. Discovered 1991 Feb. 14 by E. W. Elst at St. Michel.

In honor of Gilles Traversa, technical night-assistant at the Observatory of Haute Provence. He has been involved mainly in the Fehrenbach { see planet (3433)} Program of Radial Velocities and has made observations at Zeekoegat (South Africa), La Silla (Chile) and Haute Provence, where he has observed with the Grand Prisme Objectif (GPO), the PPO (Petit Prisme Objectif ) and the Schmidt telescope. From 1986 to 1993 he has been of irreplaceable help to, and has become a very good friend of, the discoverer during the observations at Haute Provence. (M 23353)

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