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Asteroid (3749) Balam

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Named in honour of David D. Balam, research assistant at the University of Victoria's Climenhaga Observatory. In addition to being the observatory's principal observer, Balam has developed most of the software for the astrometric program on minor planets and comets.
Name suggested and citation provided by Christopher Spratt.

Reference: MPC 13178

Name: 
Balam
Number: 
3749
Designation: 
1982 BG1
Disc. Date: 
1982-01-24
Discoverer: 
Bowell, E.
Disc. Place: 
Anderson Mesa