Akita

(1992 TX )
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NOW @ 14 VIR 28
FOUND @ 11 ARI 49
 
Inclination: 1.858
Eccentricity: 0.087
Period: 4.883 years
AU 2.878
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

1.10.1992 13:09 Kitami 143e47 43n46 observations 1


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Named in honor of Isao Akita (b. 1948), president of the comet observers network in Japan, “Hoshi no Hiroba”, since 1988. He is a well-known amateur astronomer and keen observer and photographer of comets and galaxies. He is especially at home assisting in the efforts of other comet enthusiasts, both within his group and throughout the country. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by Y. Yamada.


Avastatud: 1-10-1992 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Yanai, M., Watanabe, K.

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