Hiei

(1992 BK )
CURRENT POSITION: 21 LEO 54
Incl: 4.16849
Eccent: 0.2322565
Period: 4.2812396067768 years
AU 2.6365315
Type: 0000

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24.1.1992 11:59 Yatsugatake 138e22 35n53 observations 1

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Named in honor of Eijiro Hiei (b. 1931), professor at Meisei University and professor emeritus of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. A solar physicist best known for his research on white-light flares, Hiei was the fourth director (1982-1992) of the Norikura Solar Observatory, where he conducted coronagraphic studies. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by T. Sakurai.

Named in honor of Eijiro Hiei (1931– ), professor at Meisei University and professor emeritus of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. A solar physicist best known for his research on white-light flares, Hiei was the fourth director (1982–1992) of the Norikura Solar Observatory, where he conducted coronagraphic studies. (M 28090)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by T. Sakurai.

Avastatud: 24-1-1992 Avastamiskoht: Yatsugatake Avastajad: Kushida, Y., Muramatsu, O.

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