Discovered 1993 Mar. 21 at the European Southern Observatory in the course of the Uppsala-ESO Survey of Asteroids and Comets.
Named for Gammelmaja, an old and wise cat who seldom fails to notice when Pelle is being treated unfairly and often takes his side in arguments. She lives in the belfry of the Uppsala cathedral.
Asteroids discovered by Uppsala astronomersJohan Lagerros