(3227) Hasegawa

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1928 DF. Discovered 1928 Feb. 24 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Ichiro Hasegawa {1928– }, editor of the Yamamoto Circulars, well known for his research on the origin of comets and for the computation of their orbits. Author of several books, including some on orbit determination, he is also the mentor of S. Nakano {see planet  (3431)}, who found the identifications involving this planet. (M 11441)

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