Discovered 1993 Mar. 19 at the European Southern Observatory in the course of the Uppsala-ESO Survey of Asteroids and Comets.
Hamra is a small parish on southern Gotland. The general store, famous from the song Snabbköpskassörskan, has now closed, as have most of the other general stores in the Gotland countryside.
Asteroids discovered by Uppsala astronomersJohan Warell