Kasahara

(1993 TX1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 22 AQU 15
Incl: 14.66286
Eccent: 0.1136737
Period: 3.714593077442 years
AU 2.3984321
Type: 0007

Discovery Chart

15.10.1993 15:42 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Shin Kasahara (b. 1953), doctor of dentistry and senior lecturer at Tohoku University. An amateur astronomer, he has been enthusiastically engaged in positional observation and orbit calculation of minor planets and comets since 1973. He also played an important role in designing and constructing the biggest portable telescope in Japan, the 84-cm Chiro Memorial Telescope, which went on a national tour to allow the observation of comet 1P/Halley. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by M. Koishikawa and A. Fujii.

Named in honor of Shin Kasahara (1953– ), doctor of dentistry and senior lecturer at Tohoku University. An amateur astronomer, he has been enthusiastically engaged in positional observation and orbit calculation of minor planets and comets since 1973. He also played an important role in designing and constructing the biggest portable telescope in Japan, the 84-cm Chiro Memorial Telescope, which went on a national tour to allow the observation of comet 1P/Halley. (M 32789)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by M. Koishikawa and A. Fujii.

Avastatud: 15-10-1993 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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