(3644) Kojitaku

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1931 TW. Discovered 1931 Oct. 5 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named for Takuo Kojima, who has made more than 1,000 accurate observations of comets and discovered more than 10 numbered minor planets. He has also written the Comet Observers Guide column in Gekkan-Tenmon since 1990. (M 22498)

Name proposed by T. Kobayashi, who found the identifications involving this minor planet. Until 1996, Kojima has discovered 23 numbered minor planets.

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