1978 PU2. Discovered 1978 Aug. 8 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Professor of general linguistics Lyudmila Alekseevna Verbitskaya (1936– ) is an authority on Russian and experimental phonetics. As rector of St. Petersburg University she has created and supported favorable conditions for the development of higher education and science. (M 38197)
The name was suggested by K. V. Kholshevnikov.