The comet was discovered 19 October 2008 by the American astronomer Robert S. McMillan . In December, S. Nakano link to this comet that was observed as early as in October 2000 and gave it the tag S7 2000.
- Simulation rails at JPL
- McMillan's profile by Seiichi Yoshida
- Orbital elements by Seiichi Yoshida
- Jupiter family of Comets