Discovered 1979 Dec. 11 by C.-I. Lagerkvist at Kvistaberg.
Named for Kerstin and Lars Olof Lodén. Kerstin, an astronomer at Stockholm Observatory, is a coauthor (with the discoverer) of two books in introductory astronomy. Lars Olof is professor of astronomy at Uppsala Observatory. Both have devoted most of their research to studies of the Milky Way, in particular by making a large survey of the Southern Milky Way.
Asteroids discovered by Uppsala astronomersJohan Lagerros