1981 DK1. Discovered 1981 Feb. 28 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring.
Named in honor of C. Michelle Olmstead for her enthusiastic assistance in the asteroid astrometry programs at Lowell Observatory and the U.S. Geological Survey. As a student at Northern Arizona University, Olmstead is a NASA undergraduate fellow, and she has participated in the observational, discovery, identification and astrometric stages of the asteroid survey work. (M 18451)
Name and citation endorsed by E. Bowell, E. M. and C. S. Shoemaker and H. E. Holt.