Obi

(1994 JA1 )
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NOW @ 21 CAP 38
FOUND @ 15 LIB 48
 
Inclination: 6.218
Eccentricity: 0.214
Period: 3.268 years
AU 2.202
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

5.5.1994 12:36 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1


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Named in honor of Shinya Obi (b. 1925), professor emeritus of the University of Tokyo. In addition to his numerous research papers, he has published many popular astronomy books. He has just retired as president of the University of the Air, which educates via communication satellites. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by A. Fujii and A. Abe.


Avastatud: 5-5-1994 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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