Named in honour of Canadian amateur astronomer Tom Glinos (b. 1960-02-12 in London, Canada), who has contributed observations in several fields for almost a quarter of a century. In 2000, Glinos donated a high-quality equatorial telescope mount to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, London Centre, a group with which he has been long active and of which he was President in 1983.
Name proposed and official citation prepared by David H. Levy.
Reference: MPC 42356