Fukuoka

(1990 BE1 )
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NOW @ 11 LEO 16
FOUND @ 25 LEO 43
 
Inclination: 12.403
Eccentricity: 0.295
Period: 4.255 years
AU 2.626
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

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.


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

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