1931 UJ. Discovered 1931 Oct. 18 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.
Named in honor of the German astronomer Richard Schorr (1867–1951), staff member of the Hamburg Bergedorf Observatory. He discovered the periodic comet 1918 III and the planets (869) and (1240). (H 114)
Named by the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut in accordance with the discoverer (RI 862).
Schorr is also honored by a lunar crater.