1979 FE2. Discovered 1979 Mar. 23 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Named in memory of Kornej Ivanovich Chukovskij, pen name of Nikolaj Vasil’evich Kornejchukov (1882–1969), outstanding writer and literary scholar, known especially for his poetry for children. The name comes from Chukovskij’s album “Chukokkala”. Many prominent writers, artists and other men of culture included their notes, poetry, and paintings in this work. (M 12013)