Named for a hill and prominent beauty spot in central Japan. Overlooking the city and harbor of Shimizu, it offers a fine view of Mt. Fuji. The minor planet also honors the Nihondaira Observatory, where T. Urata conducts his observational and orbital work on comets and minor planets. (M 8066) _ _.
Avastatud: 8-2-1983 Avastamiskoht: Geisei Avastajad: Seki, T.