Aoshima

(1987 QC )
CURRENT POSITION: 1 GEM 50
Incl: 2.04637
Eccent: 0.3355353
Period: 4.8721506198302 years
AU 2.8738697
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

26.8.1987 12:06 Shizuoka 24e45 59n26 observations 1

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Named in memory of Masaki Aoshima (1947–1987), founder of the Shizuoka City Amateur Astronomers’ Society and an active advisor to beginning amateur astronomers. He died of a heart attack on his way home from an observing session just one month after this minor planet was discovered. (M 15427)

Name also suggested by many amateur astronomers in Shizuoka.

Avastatud: 26-8-1987 Avastamiskoht: Shizuoka Avastajad: Kizawa, M., Kakei, W.

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