Bunichi

(1991 BG2 )
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NOW @ 17 TAU 18
FOUND @ 18 LEO 31
 
Inclination: 2.815
Eccentricity: 0.181
Period: 5.685 years
AU 3.185
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

23.1.1991 14:00 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1


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Named in honor of Bunichi Saito (b. 1925), professor emeritus at Niigata University and an expert on the earth's upper atmosphere, particularly the airglow. He is also an authority on the poet and novelist Kenji Miyazawa and currently directs the museum at the Kenji Miyazawa Iihatobu Center. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by A. Fujii and Y. Yoneda.


Avastatud: 23-1-1991 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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