"Higashi Nihon" (East Japan) was struck by one of the most destructive earthquakes in history on 2011 Mar. 11. The whole nation has risen to the task of reconstruction with the spirit of "Ganbarou" ("do your best and don't give up"). Coincidentally, this minor planet was discovered on Mar. 11.
Avastatud: 11-3-1989 Avastamiskoht: Geisei Avastajad: Seki, T.