Esashi

(1993 BS3 )
CURRENT POSITION: 24 CAP 31
Incl: 6.85387
Eccent: 0.1179098
Period: 3.5109753158339 years
AU 2.3099635
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

26.1.1993 14:08 Kagoshima 24e45 59n26 observations 1

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Named for a small town in northern Hokkaido, on the Sea of Okhotsk, not far from the home of the second discoverer. Known as "The Town of the Solar Eclipse", it was visited by astronomers from all over the world during the total solar eclipses of 1896 Aug. 9 and 1936 June 19. After the former eclipse the American astronomer David P. Todd gave many books to the town, and these became the nucleus of the first public library to be established in Hokkaido.

Named for a small town in northern Hokkaido, on the sea of Okhotsk {see planets  (3720) and  (4042), respectively}, not far from the home of the second discoverer. Known as “The Town of the Solar Eclipse”, it was visited by astronomers from all over the world during the total solar eclipses of 1896 Aug. 9 and 1936 June 19. After the former eclipse the American astronomer David P. Todd gave many books to the town, and these became the nucleus of the first public library to be established in Hokkaido. (M 34353)

Avastatud: 26-1-1993 Avastamiskoht: Kagoshima Avastajad: Mukai, M., Takeishi, M.

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