Sims

(1991 CS1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 29 TAU 20
Incl: 2.02017
Eccent: 0.1163411
Period: 5.5342258947311 years
AU 3.1286564
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

11.2.1991 18:19 Kiyosato 138e27 35n54 observations 1

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Named in honor of Alan Sims (1920-1995), a naval officer who moved to Dublin in 1953 and became chairman of the Dublin Astronomy Association. On his retirement in 1983 he moved to Bath, where he took an active part in the William Herschel Society, serving first as secretary and later as vice chairman. He was also editor of the society's bulletin. Historians and librarians around the world corresponded with him, as he answered queries about the Herschels. Named by the discoverers following suggestions by F. Ring and S. Kimura.

Named in honor of Alan Sims (1920–1995), a naval officer who moved to Dublin in 1953 and became chairman of the Dublin Centre of the Irish Astronomical Society. On his retirement in 1983 he moved to Bath, where he took an active part in the William Herschel {see planet  (2000)} Society, serving first as secretary and later as vice chairman. He was also editor of the society’s bulletin. Historians and librarians around the world corresponded with him, as he answered queries about the Herschels. (M 27736; J. O’Neill)

Named by the discoverers following suggestions by F. Ring and S. Kimura.

Avastatud: 11-2-1991 Avastamiskoht: Kiyosato Avastajad: Otomo, S., Muramatsu, O.

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