Fukuoka

(1990 BE1 )
CURRENT POSITION: 1 AQU 51
Incl: 12.40607
Eccent: 0.2941179
Period: 4.2524628267571 years
AU 2.6247037
Type: 0000

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24.1.1990 14:39 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1

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Named in honor of Takashi Fukuoka (b. 1948), director of the planetarium at Sanbe Shizenkan Open Field Museum, Shimane Prefecture, and president of the San-in Society of Astronomy. A hardworking and painstaking planner of astronomy events and workshops, he is particularly concerned with meeting the needs of those new to astronomy in his local area. His main research is luminosity functions of globular clusters. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by Y. Yamada.

Named in honor of Takashi Fukuoka (1948– ), director of the planetarium at Sanbe Shizenkan Open Field Museum, Shimane Prefecture, and president of the San-in Society of Astronomy. A hardworking and painstaking planner of astronomy events and workshops, he is particularly concerned with meeting the needs of those new to astronomy in his local area. His main research is luminosity functions of globular clusters. (M 35490)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by Y. Yamada.

Avastatud: 24-1-1990 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.

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