Kunisuke

(1552 T-2 )
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NOW @ 28 SAG 38
FOUND @ 0 ARI 14
 
Inclination: 9.846
Eccentricity: 0.08
Period: 5.183 years
AU 2.995
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

24.9.1973 09:58 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1


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Named in memory of Kunisuke Kinoshita (1901–1931), an astronomer at the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory from 1924 to his death. At the observatory he worked with Oikawa {see planet  (2667)} and discovered 1927 EB and 1927 FC. However, after he was sent to Malaysia in 1929 to observe the total eclipse, he became ill and stopped most of his work in 1930. He also wrote excellent articles on modern astronomy in the Astronomical Herald, the monthly journal of the Astronomical Society of Japan, for which he served as editor after 1929. (M 34352) _ _.


Avastatud: 24-9-1973 Avastamiskoht: Palomar Avastajad: van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T.

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