Yoshii

(1992 SF1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 3 CAN 53
Incl: 3.94851
Eccent: 0.1551922
Period: 3.2453517247402 years
AU 2.1919356
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

23.9.1992 15:00 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Koichi Yoshii (b. 1914), retired postmaster and amateur astronomer. He was a pioneer in meteor photography in Japan. In the 1930s, when the sensitivity of photographic emulsion was still very low, he succeeded in photographing 86 meteors with his homemade camera. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by A. Fujii, Y. Yabu and T. Sato.

Named in honor of Koichi Yoshii (1914– ), retired postmaster and amateur astronomer. He was a pioneer in meteor photography in Japan. In the 1930s, when the sensitivity of photographic emulsion was still very low, he succeeded in photographing 86 meteors with his homemade camera. (M 32789)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by A. Fujii, Y. Yabu and T. Sato.

Avastatud: 23-9-1992 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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