(1953 GM )
Incl: 6.99597
Eccent: 0.0827816
Period: 4.281781929039 years
AU 2.6367541
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

7.4.1953 23:06 Heidelberg 8e43 49n24 observations 1

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Named in honor of Kiyosi Yabuuti, a member of the Japan Academy, former professor of the Astronomical Institute and former director of the Research Institute for Humanistic Studies, Kyoto University. A pioneer in the study of sinology, he has published various books on Chinese ancient astronomy and technology. The minor planet is named on the occasion of the international conference on the history of science in China (Kyoto, 1987), which was held in his honor. (M 12803)

Name proposed by K. Hurukawa, who was a student of Yabuuti and who found the identifications involving this planet.

Avastatud: 7-4-1953 Avastamiskoht: Heidelberg Avastajad: Reinmuth, K.

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