Tamakasuga

(1997 YD18 )
CURRENT POSITION: 25 SAG 37
Incl: 2.34869
Eccent: 0.1634694
Period: 5.6527781110484 years
AU 3.1731789
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

27.12.1997 16:31 Kuma Kogen 132e57 33n40 observations 1

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Named in honor of Ryoji Matsumoto (b. 1972), Japanese sumo wrestler whose professional name is Tamakasuga. Born in Ehime prefecture, where this minor planet was discovered, he became a professional wrestler in 1994. In 1996 he was promoted to "Makunouchi", the top division in the official listing of rank. Famous for his powerful "tsuki-oshi", or pushing-thrusting style, Tamakasuga has won the Outstanding Performance Award, the Technique Prize and the Fighting Spirit Prize (twice) in his 26 tournaments.

Named in honor of Ryoji Matsumoto (1972– ), Japanese sumo wrestler whose professional name is Tamakasuga. Born in Ehime prefecture, where this minor planet was discovered, he became a professional wrestler in 1994. In 1996 he was promoted to “Makunouchi”, the top division in the official listing of rank. Famous for his powerful “tsuki-oshi”, or pushing-thrusting style, Tamakasuga has won the Outstanding Performance Award, the Technique Prize and the Fighting Spirit Prize (twice) in his 26 tournaments. (M 32096)

Avastatud: 27-12-1997 Avastamiskoht: Kuma Kogen Avastajad: Nakamura, A.

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