(1992 SF13 )
NOW @ 23 CAP 38

Discovery Chart

30.9.1992 00:00 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Syoji Kuwabara (b. 1927). A retired school teacher in Japan, he was superintendent of the board of education in Himeji City (1981-1993) and director of the city's Science Museum (1993-1996). An amateur astronomer, he was once an enthusiastic observer of occultations; now he studies local names and legends of stars and asterisms. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by T. Sato, A. Fujii and K. Kitao.

Avastatud: 30-9-1992 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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