Ruikou

(1988 CE )
CURRENT POSITION: 25 TAU 56
Incl: 8.74665
Eccent: 0.114866
Period: 4.4292286920647 years
AU 2.6969445
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

8.2.1988 11:41 Geisei 133e50 33n32 observations 1

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Named in memory of Ruikou Kuroiwa (1862–1920), a great scholar, translator and commentator of the Meiji and Taisho eras. Among the best of his translations of western works are “Mask of red-hot iron”, “Ghost tower” and “King of Cavern”. He was born in Aki city, on the western side of which the Geisei Station is situated. The name Geisei {see planet  (2571)} actually means “West side of Aki city”. (M 16247)

Avastatud: 8-2-1988 Avastamiskoht: Geisei Avastajad: Seki, T.

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