Wightman

1980 TX3. Discovered 1980 Oct. 9 by C. S. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Named in honor of Kingsley W. Wightman, loved and respected teacher of astronomy, who inspired generations of students, teachers and the lay public at the Chabot Science Center in Oakland, California. He served as director of the Center from 1976 to 1986 and played a major role in securing its future. (M 21133)

Name and citation provided by the Eastbay Astronomical Society at the request of the discoverer.

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