(3425) Hurukawa

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1929 BD. Discovered 1929 Jan. 29 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Kiichiro Hurukawa, astronomer at the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory, known for his identifications and orbit computations and for his participation in the observational program of minor planets with the Kiso {see planet  (2271)} Schmidt. (M 11443)

Name proposed by S. Nakano, who found the identifications involving this planet.

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