1978 GB. Discovered 1978 Apr. 11 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.
Named in honor of Marvin L. Goldberger, gifted physicist, teacher and humanitarian, to commemorate his birthday, Oct. 22. Since his inauguration in 1978 as president of the California Institute of Technology, he has dedicated himself to sustaining the Institute’s excellence and to opening new opportunities for women in science. His steadfast support for research on minor planets has enhanced the importance and vitality of the subject as a scientific endeavor. (M 9217)