1941 UW. Discovered 1941 Oct. 15 by L. Oterma at Turku.
Named in honor of Karl August Thernöe, formerly an astronomer at the Copenhagen Observatory who worked in celestial mechanics. He has for some time been well known as a popularizer of astronomy in Denmark and from 1950 to 1964 was director of the IAU Central Telegram Bureau. (M 3930)