1988 BA. Discovered 1988 Jan. 16 by M. Inoue and O. Muramatsu at Kobuchizawa.
Named for a cultural district of Tokyo that contains a concert hall, two theaters, two art museums and nine other educational facilities. Among them is the Gotoh planetarium and Astronomical Museum, which has been visited by 14 million people since its establishment in 1957. (M 17659)
Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by six lecturers in the museum.