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Discovered in 1999 – Minor Planet 33434 has recently been named ‘Scottmanley’, I didn’t discover it, but one of the team members chose to name the object on my behalf.
It’s common for asteroids to be named to recognize people who have risen to prominence in many fields – Astronomers, Artists, Athletes, and the occasional Pet (although that’s been discouraged recently). I’m grateful to Alain Maury who made this possible.
Here’s the official name on the Minor Planet Center’s website