Asteroid 3742, Sunshine, was discovered on March 2, 1981 by SJ "Buddy" Bus, at Siding Spring Observatory near Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia. It has a period of 4 years, 33 days.

It was named after astronomer Jessica M. Sunshine.

Jessica Sunshine

The meaning of asteroid Sunshine seems to be what its name might suggest: sunshine, optimistic viewpoint, openness.

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