1969 TL1. Discovered 1969 Oct. 8 by L. I. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Named in memory of Evgenij Pavlovich Leonov (1926–1994), prominent Soviet artist, an actor of the Moscow Lenin Komsomol Theatre. Well known for his many brilliant and impressive roles on stage and screen, he was a favorite actor of children and the public generally. (M 34621)