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(4508) Takatsuki

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1990 FG1. Discovered 1990 Mar. 27 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in honor of Yukihiro Takatsuki (1952– ), a member of the editorial staff of the astronomical periodical Tenmon Guide. He continues to make excellent astronomical tools and materials and is an advocate of the use of the Schmidt telescope as an astrocamera. The discoverers have introduced such instruments to observing stations at Tsubetsu and Sapporo {see planets  (4845) and  (3473), respectively}, and both were used to observe this minor planet. (M 16886)

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