(1615) Bardwell

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1950 BW. Discovered 1950 Jan. 28 at the Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn, Indiana.

Named in honor of Conrad M. Bardwell {1926– }, research associate in the Minor Planet Center at the Cincinnati Observatory, in recognition of his close cooperation with the observing program of the Goethe Link Observatory. He has provided observers with numerous reliable ephemerides and has had repeated successes in establishing identifications of observations in widely separated oppositions. (M 3643)

Name proposed by Dr. F. K. Edmondson and Mrs. Deloris J. Owings.