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(1999) Hirayama

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1973 DR. Discovered 1973 Feb. 27 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf.

Named in memory of Kiyotsugu Hirayama (1874–1943), discoverer of the so-called Hirayama families of minor planets. (M 4237)

Hirayama is also honored by a lunar crater.

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