1949 HC. Discovered 1949 Apr. 25 by E. L. Johnson at Johannesburg.
Named for the well-known South African tribe, to recognize some of the tribesmen who were faithful workmen at the Johannesburg Observatory. Coupled with two other planets having tribal names, (1362) Griqua and (1921) Pala, these planets presently librate in the 2/1 ratio of Jupiter’s mean motion. (M 3938)