(1989 SJ )
Incl: 1.81093
Eccent: 0.1837158
Period: 3.7465575196763 years
AU 2.4121717
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

30.9.1989 15:35 Minami-Oda 24e45 59n26 observations 1

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Named for a city in Hyogo Prefecture and its ancient castle on the Seto inland sea. Ako is famous for its salt production and the story of “Chushin-Gura”, which shows the loyalty of samurais to their local lord. Three centuries ago 47 loyal samurais committed harakari after avenging their master. The second discoverer, by profession a dentist, lives in Ako and observes comets and minor planets at his private observatory there. (M 18465)

Avastatud: 30-9-1989 Avastamiskoht: Minami-Oda Avastajad: Nomura, T., Kawanishi, K.

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