Kudara

(1991 CL1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 2 GEM 42
Incl: 2.46178
Eccent: 0.1411581
Period: 3.5475384742196 years
AU 2.325973
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

7.2.1991 16:29 Geisei 133e50 33n32 observations 1

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Named in memory of Kyoyu Kudara (1894-1964), Japanese astronomer and Buddhist priest. A staff member of the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory from 1917 to 1925, he recovered comet 10P/Tempel 2 in 1920 according to his own prediction, and he observed this comet again in 1925. Later he taught positional astronomy and the science of the calendar at Kyoto University. One of the cofounders of the Oriental Astronomical Association, he served as its president from 1959 to 1964. Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by I. Hasegawa and T. Sato. Citation by I. Hasegawa.

Named in memory of Kyoyu Kudara (1894–1964), Japanese astronomer and Buddhist priest. A staff member of the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory from 1917 to 1925, he recovered comet 10P/Tempel 2 in 1920 according to his own prediction, and he observed this comet again in 1925. Later he taught positional astronomy and the science of the calendar at Kyoto University. One of the cofounders of the Oriental Astronomical Association, he served as its president from 1959 to 1964. (M 32788)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by I. Hasegawa and T. Sato. Citation by I. Hasegawa.

Avastatud: 7-2-1991 Avastamiskoht: Geisei Avastajad: Seki, T.

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