Discovered by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld. Named in honour of Anne B. Underhill, a well-known astrophysicist and an expert in the field of the structure of early-type stars.
Dr. Underhill was nominated as an honorary member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada on 1996-03-23.
Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid
Reference: MPC 7471