6548 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.
Named in honor of Elisabeth Nelson, former secretary of the Landessternwarte and the Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, both at Heidelberg. She took care of the investigators of the Palomar-Leiden Survey during the blinking of the survey plates in Heidelberg. (M 16591)