1932 EO. Discovered 1932 Mar. 14 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.
Named in honor of Pierre Bretagnon, astronomer at the Bureau des Longitudes. He is the author of a modern, high-precision analytical theory for the motion of the planets from Mercury to Neptune, called ‘VSOP’. (M 22500)
Name proposed by J. Meeus, endorsed by G. Klare and L. D. Schmadel.