Tomioka

(1991 YF )
CURRENT POSITION: 0 SAG 57
Incl: 9.25909
Eccent: 0.1403515
Period: 3.6619292735373 years
AU 2.375709
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

26.12.1991 11:20 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Hiroyuki Tomioka (b. 1942), director of weather information in Hitachi City. An amateur astronomer, he is a charter member of the Nippon Meteor Society and has observed meteors for more than 40 years, both visually and photographically. In addition to his observations from Japan, he often visits the Chiro Observatory Southern Station in Australia to observe southern meteor showers. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by A. Fujii and T. Sato.

Named in honor of Hiroyuki Tomioka (1942– ), director of weather information in Hitachi City. An amateur astronomer, he is a charter member of the Nippon Meteor Society and has observed meteors for more than 40 years, both visually and photographically. In addition to his observations from Japan, he often visits the Chiro Observatory Southern Station in Australia to observe southern meteor showers. (M 32789; M 33151)

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

Avastatud: 26-12-1991 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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