(2880) Nihondaira

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1983 CA. Discovered 1983 Feb. 8 by T. Seki at Geisei.

Named for a hill and prominent beauty spot in central Japan. Overlooking the city and harbor of Shimizu, it offers a fine view of Mt. Fuji. The minor planet also honors the Nihondaira Observatory, where T. Urata conducts his observational and orbital work on comets and minor planets. (M 8066)

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