1977 EZ. Discovered 1977 Mar. 13 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Dmitrij Evgenievich Okhotsymskij (1921– ), a specialist in theoretical and applied mechanics, worked on the theory of control of space rockets and space vehicles at the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Applied Mathematics, thereby making a valuable contribution to the Soviet space program. (M 42669)