Named in honour of the Meier family, amateur astronomers who live near Ottawa, Ontario. Linda (b. 1950-) is an active observer. Between 1978 and 1984, Rolf (b. 1953-) discovered four comets and has recently built an observatory. Son Matthew (b. 1985-) has joined the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Ottawa Centre.
Orbit type: Main Belt
Reference: MPC 41941