Kuwano

(1992 FP1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 27 PIS 37
Incl: 11.83707
Eccent: 0.259286
Period: 4.1690482622186 years
AU 2.5902672
Type: 0000

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28.3.1992 14:32 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in memory of Yoshiyuki Kuwano (1931-1998), librarian and later director of Hita Municipal Tanso Memorial Library, Oita Prefecture. As an amateur astronomer, he discovered five novae (IV Cep, V3888 Sgr, V3889 Sgr, V2104 Oph, V4021 Sgr) and the peculiar variable PU Vul. An organizer and leader of local amateur astronomers, he actively popularized astronomy to the public through his frequent lectures and star parties. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by T. Funada, T. Sato and A. Fujii.

Named in memory of Yoshiyuki Kuwano (1931–1998), librarian and later director of Hita Municipal Tanso Memorial Library, Oita Prefecture. As an amateur astronomer, he discovered five novae (IV Cep, V3888 Sgr, V3889 Sgr, V2104 Oph, V4021 Sgr) and the peculiar variable PU Vul. An organizer and leader of local amateur astronomers, he actively popularized astronomy to the public through his frequent lectures and star parties. (M 32346)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by T. Funada, T. Sato and A. Fujii.

Obituaries published in Yamamoto Circ., No. 2291, p. 2 (1998); Heavens, Vol. 79, No. 3, p. 16–20 (1998).

Avastatud: 28-3-1992 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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