Asteroid 13927, Grundy, was discovered September 26, 1987 by Edward Bowell at the Lowell Observatory's Anderson Mesa Station near Flagstaff, Arizona. It has a period of 3 years, 197 days.

It was named for British mathematics teacher Arthur Francis Grundy (born 1928), who taught math at Emanuel School, London, from 1957 to 1993. The name is endorsed by Tim Berners-Lee, who also had Grundy for math.

The meaning of asteroid Grundy seems to be: prim, censorious, stuffy, churchy.

Go Back