Yasuofukui

(1994 TC3 )
CURRENT POSITION: 26 LIB 32
Incl: 0.98512
Eccent: 0.1907206
Period: 3.2036009085545 years
AU 2.1730958
Type: 0000

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2.10.1994 15:58 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Yasuo Fukui (b. 1951), professor at Nagoya University and a radio astronomer specializing in molecular clouds and the birth of stars. He established and directs the operation of the "Nanten" millimeter-wavelength radio telescope at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. He is a winner of the Vainu Bappu Gold Medal and other prizes. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by T. Sato and A. Fujii.

Named in honor of Yasuo Fukui (1951– ), professor at Nagoya University and a radio astronomer specializing in molecular clouds and the birth of stars. He established and directs the operation of the “Nanten” millimeter-wavelength radio telescope at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. He is a winner of the Vainu Bappu {see planet  (2596)} Gold Medal and other prizes. (M 35488)

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

Avastatud: 2-10-1994 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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