Tsukamoto

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NOW @ 29 AQU 27
FOUND @ 4 ARI 13
 
Inclination: 4.914
Eccentricity: 0.129
Period: 3.628 years
AU 2.361
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

29.9.1973 06:04 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1


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Named in memory of Tsukamoto Akitake (1833–1885), a geographer who worked for both the Tokugawa and Meiji governments. He recommended that the Japanese government adopt the Gregorian calendar to replace the lunisolar calendar. The government accepted his advice, and Japan adopted the Gregorian calendar on 1873 Jan. 1. (M 34352) _ _.


Avastatud: 29-9-1973 Avastamiskoht: Palomar Avastajad: van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T.

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