(3065) Sarahill

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1984 CV. Discovered 1984 Feb. 8 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Sarah J. Hill, professor of astronomy at Wellesley College (1952–1974) and chairman of its astronomy department (1952–1971). Her enthusiasm for teaching and for observational astronomy influenced the graduates to earn doctorates and become professional astronomers. Many others among her students earned advanced degrees in astronomy or related fields. (M 12013)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by F. Vilas, who provided the citation.

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