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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