(3130) Hillary = 1981 YO
Discovered 1981 December 20 by A. Mrkos at KleŁ.
 Named in honor of the New Zealand mountaineer Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (1919- ), who, with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, was the first to conquer Mt. Everest. The discoverer work with Hillary in Antarctica during the International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.
 (MPC 23135 | 1994 February 26)


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