Kinoshita

(1992 SG1 )
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NOW @ 21 SAG 12
FOUND @ 9 ARI 6
 
Inclination: 14.778
Eccentricity: 0.173
Period: 4.105 years
AU 2.564
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

23.9.1992 15:00 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1


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Named in honor of Hiroshi Kinoshita (b. 1941), a celestial mechanician at the National Astronomical Observatory (formerly known as the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory) who works mainly on the dynamics of the solar system bodies. The present IAU Nutation Series is based on his nutation theory of the rigid earth. He served as president of Commission 4 during 1994-1997. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by K. Hurukawa.


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

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