(4383) Suruga

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1989 XP. Discovered 1989 Dec. 1 by Y. Oshima at Gekko.

Named for the district where the Gekko {see planet  (4261)} Observatory is located. Suruga is the old name of the central part of Shizuoka prefecture. The district is well known for its mild climate, and the view from the observatory covers the whole of beautiful Suruga Bay and its seashore. (M 18307)

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