Kitao

(1993 SQ2 )
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NOW @ 4 GEM 27
FOUND @ 28 PIS 47
 
Inclination: 13.961
Eccentricity: 0.186
Period: 4.217 years
AU 2.61
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.


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

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