Kandatai

(1991 GG1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 16 LIB 44
Incl: 9.89187
Eccent: 0.0536757
Period: 5.1699653264054 years
AU 2.9898199
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

11.4.1991 12:24 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Tai Kanda (1938– ), a staff member of the Japanese National Astronomical Observatory who works for the Public Service Division and as the editor of Rika Nenpyo (Chronological Science Tables), published by the Observatory. He grew up in a family of astronomers as a son of Kiyoshi Kanda and a nephew of Shigera Kanda {see planet  (2248)}. (M 29145)

Name proposed by the second discoverer following a suggestion by K. Tomita.

Avastatud: 11-4-1991 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Takahashi, A., Watanabe, K.

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