Asteroid 6372, Walker, was discovered on May 13, 1985 by Carolyn S. Shoemaker at Palomar Mountain. It has a period of 5 years, 249 days.

It was named for American physicist Robert Mowbray Walker (1929-2004), who specialized in the analysis of the effects of radiation on solids such as meteorites.

Robert M. Walker

The astrological meaning of asteroid Walker seems to be: disadvantaged, wandering, patrolling, exiled, outcast, possibly walking.

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