Reference Work Entry

Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

pp 479-479

(5655) Barney

1159 T-2. Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in memory of Ida Barney (1886–1982), astronomer at the Yale Observatory from 1924 to 1959 and supervisor of the Yale Zone Catalogue program of positions and proper motions of stars. (M 23541)

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