1979 HK1. Discovered 1979 Apr. 21 by H. Debehogne at La Silla.
Named in honor of Patrice Bouchet, a staff astronomer at the European Southern Observatory at La Silla, where he leads the infrared section. His work has ranged from the discoveries of a ring around Neptune and of ice in Halley’s Comet, to the determination of the extinction law in the Small Magellanic Cloud and monitoring to study dust formation in supernova 1987A. (M 19337)