Tokio

(1902 KU )
CURRENT POSITION: 16 SAG 12
Incl: 9.49643
Eccent: 0.2229031
Period: 4.3188865669264 years
AU 2.6519651
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

2.12.1902 00:00 Nice 7e18 43n43 observations 0

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Named for the capital of Japan. An earlier planet discovered 1900 March 6 by S. Hirayama in Tokio for which circular elements had been computed was shown to be identical with the newly discovered planet. (H 54)

The first photograph was taken by Hirayama, assisted by K. Toda. The circular elements were computed by K. Saotome. The planet, temporarily designated 1990 FF, was identified by P. V. Neugebauer with the Nice object. Tokio is the German transliteration form of Tokyo. Tokyo means eastern metropolis. (K. Tomita).

Avastatud: 2-12-1902 Avastamiskoht: Nice Avastajad: Charlois, A.

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