|(6594)||Tasman = 1987 MM1|
Discovered 1987 June 25 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
|Named for the Dutch navigator and explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman (c. 1603-c. 1659), who explored the south Pacific and discovered Tasmania, New Zealand, Tonga and the Fiji Islands. Name suggested by G. V. Williams, who made the identifications involving this object.|
|(MPC 30100 | 1997 June 20)|