(1992 UY5 )
Incl: 10.61471
Eccent: 0.1040882
Period: 5.252759223372 years
AU 3.0216554
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

28.10.1992 15:31 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Hideo Sato (1940– ), staff member of the National Astronomical Observatory (formerly Tokyo Astronomical Observatory) who first worked on the solar corona, later moving to the Sky Patrol Section as a night observer. His life’s work is the photometry of close binaries. He is also one of the leading members of the observatory’s baseball team. (M 30099)

Name proposed by the second discoverer following a suggestion by K. Tomita.

Avastatud: 28-10-1992 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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