(3220) Murayama

Reference work entry

1951 WF. Discovered 1951 Nov. 22 by M. Laugier at Nice.

Named in honor of Sadao Murayama, observer of Mars, authority on meteorites, and director of the Earth-science section of the National Science Museum, at Ueno Park, Tokyo. (M 11441)

Named by one of his former students, S. Nakano, who found the identifications involving this planet.

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