|Discovery and designation|
|Discovered by||E. Bowell|
|Discovery site||Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory|
|Discovery date||April 14, 1980|
|Epoch May 14, 2008|
This asteroid was named after Arthur G. Doty. From the citation in the Minor Planet Circulars, May 9, 2001: "Arthur G. Doty (1951-1999) was a life-long amateur astronomer whose passion inspired a continuing interest in astronomy in his family and friends. The name was suggested by N. Carlson and N. Adams."
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