1972 HR. Discovered 1972 Apr. 18 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.
Named in honor of academician Yurij Nikolaevich Denisyuk (1927– ), head of a laboratory at the Ioffe Physical and Technical Institute in St. Petersburg and a member of the Royal Photographic Society, known worldwide for his discoveries in holography. (M 32788)
Name suggested by the Institute of Applied Astronomy.