(1988) Delores

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1952 SV. Discovered 1952 Sept. 28 at the Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn, Indiana.

Named in honor of Mrs. Delores Owings, who has worked diligently in the minor planet program of Indiana University, first as a co-worker with Dr. T. Gehrels {see planet  (1777)} in the absolute magnitude determinations and then as the supervisor of all plate measurements for accurate positions. (M 4190)

Name proposed by Paul Herget, Director of the Minor Planet Center.

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