Satake

(1993 SB1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 27 ARI 33
Incl: 6.11517
Eccent: 0.0285435
Period: 3.5825583655699 years
AU 2.3412554
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

16.9.1993 13:09 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Masaaki Satake (b. 1956), a Japanese amateur astronomer and secretary of the Kansai Astronomical Society since 1972. Active in organizing local star parties for amateur astronomers and lay persons alike, he is a part-time journalist rigorous in describing and recording astronomy-related events in his native city of Kyoto. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by Y. Yamada.

Named in honor of Masaaki Satake (1956– ), a Japanese amateur astronomer and secretary of the Kansai Astronomical Society since 1972. Active in organizing local star parties for amateur astronomers and lay persons alike, he is a part-time journalist rigorous in describing and recording astronomy-related events in his native city of Kyoto. (M 35490)

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

Avastatud: 16-9-1993 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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