1981 JK. Discovered 1981 May 3 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.
Named in honor of Benjamin H. Zellner, astronomer at the University of Arizona, Tucson. He brought to fruition the polarimetric-photometric method of albedo and diameter determination for asteroids. He has also helped define a taxonomic system for asteroids and has investigated in detail the distribution of the various taxonomic types in the main belt. (M 6209)