Kuroda

(1990 VF3 )
CURRENT POSITION: 13 SAG 53
Incl: 4.33334
Eccent: 0.1360531
Period: 3.2786186940132 years
AU 2.2068893
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

11.11.1990 14:46 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Takehiko Kuroda (b. 1946), since 1990 the first director of the Nishi-Harima Astronomical Observatory (NHAO) and one of the leading astronomers in Japanese public observatories. He played an important role in determining activities for public education, along with astronomical research, at public observatories. His main interests include interstellar dust distribution and surveys of our galaxy in infrared light. Kuroda is currently heavily engaged in the implementation of Japan's soon-to-be largest telescope, a 2.0-m at NHAO. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by Y. Yamada.

K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in honor of Takehiko Kuroda (1946– ), since 1990 the first director of the Nishi-Harima Astronomical Observatory (NHAO) and one of the leading astronomers in Japanese public observatories. He played an important role in determining activities for public education, along with astronomical research, at public observatories. His main interests include interstellar dust distribution and surveys of our galaxy in infrared light. Kuroda is currently heavily engaged in the implementation of Japan’s soon-to-be largest telescope, a 2.0-m at NHAO. (M 33788)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by Y. Yamada.

Avastatud: 11-11-1990 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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