(4261) Gekko

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1989 BJ. Discovered 1989 Jan. 28 by Y. Oshima at Gekko.

Named for the observatory at which this minor planet was discovered. The name means “moonlight”. Founded in 1957, the observatory belongs to the International Foundation for Cultural Harmony and is active in the education and popularization of astronomy. (M 18307)

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