1992 OF. Discovered 1992 July 28 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.
Named for Felix Happer, a character in Bill Forsyth’s wonderful motion picture Local Hero. Happer desperately wanted a comet to be named for him; this minor planet will have to do. (M 29672)
Name suggested by D. I. Steel, who prepared the citation.
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