Yokota

(1992 FF )
CURRENT POSITION: 25 AQU 32
Incl: 1.89841
Eccent: 0.1506907
Period: 5.6362401007066 years
AU 3.1669869
Type: 0000

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23.3.1992 12:51 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Hiroshi Yokota (1927– ), Japanese amateur astronomer. For almost half a century he has delivered lectures on astronomy and has guided many able amateur astronomers. He organized several national astronomical gatherings in Yamaguchi, and he also played an important role in the investigation of a previously-unknown type of meteorite. (M 30799)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by M. Koishikawa and T. Sato.

Avastatud: 23-3-1992 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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