Kitao

(1993 SQ2 )
CURRENT POSITION: 26 SAG 40
Incl: 13.95799
Eccent: 0.1855708
Period: 4.2184495625429 years
AU 2.6106893
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

19.9.1993 12:58 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Koichi Kitao (b. 1953), Japanese amateur astronomer and director of the folklore section of the Oriental Astronomical Association. He is a winner of the I. Yamamoto Award (O.A.A.) and the S. Kaho Award (Japan Amateur Astronomical Conference) for his extensive studies of dialectal atar names and star-related folklore. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by S. Kuwabara, T. Sato and A. Fujii.

Named in honor of Koichi Kitao (1953– ), Japanese amateur astronomer and director of the folklore section of the Oriental Astronomical Association. He is a winner of the I. Yamamoto Award (O.A.A.) and the S. Kaho Award (Japan Amateur Astronomical Conference) for his extensive studies of dialectal star names and star-related folklore. (M 35488)

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

Avastatud: 19-9-1993 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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