1987 ME1. Discovered 1987 June 26 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.
Named for Brian P. Roman, astronomer, chef extraordinaire and humorist, in recognition for his diligence and dedication in the pursuit of near-earth minor planets. His participation in the planet-crossing asteroid survey at Palomar has been a major contribution to its continuing success. This particular object was discovered on his birthday. (M 17225)
Name endorsed by K. Lawrence and J. Alu.