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|Discovery and designation|
|Discovered by||E. F. Helin|
|Discovery site||Palomar Observatory|
|Discovery date||March 17, 1991|
|Epoch May 14, 2008|
12284 Pohl (1991 FP) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on March 17, 1991 by E. F. Helin at Palomar Observatory. At the suggestion of fellow science fiction writer David Brin, the asteroid was named for Frederik Pohl.
- Gateways, Elizabeth Anne Hull ed., Tor, New York, 2010; page 93.
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