It was named on 8 August 1998 in memory of Malcolm Kennedy (1944-1997), Secretary of the Astronomical Society of Glasgow, who died in a road accident in Hungary, November 1997, on a mercy mission carrying aid to eastern Europe.
|The minor planets|
|Vulcanoids | Near-Earth asteroids | Main belt | Jupiter Trojans | Centaurs | Damocloids | Comets | Trans-Neptunians (Kuiper belt · Scattered disc · Oort cloud)|
| For other objects and regions, see: asteroid groups and families, binary asteroids, asteroid moons and the Solar system |
For a complete listing, see: List of asteroids. See also Pronunciation of asteroid names and Meanings of asteroid names.
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