1984 CA1. Discovered 1984 Feb. 8 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.
Named in honor of the Reverend Robert O. Evans, Australian amateur astronomer and discoverer of several extragalactic supernovae. Evans has successfully used a systematic visual search program to examine selected galaxies for supernova activity. (M 10845)
Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by P. L. Dombrowski.