Discovered 1987 November 15 by A. Mrkos at Kle.
In 1975, Junko Tabei (b. 1939) became the first woman to scale the summit of Mount Everest. The name was suggested by M. Tichý.
(MPC 40702 | 2000 May 23)
(c) 2001-2011, Klet Observatory, Ceske Budejovice