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(4677) Hiroshi

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1990 SQ4. Discovered 1990 Sept. 26 by A. Takahashi and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in honor of Hiroshi Kaneda (1953– ), well known for his orbit calculations of comets and minor planets. He lives in Sapporo {see planet  (3473)} and is a computer programmer who has written much astronomical software. Recently, he has been finding many identifications of minor planets. He has also put much energy into the astrometric measurement of films he has obtained at the Kushiro {see planet  (4096)} Observatory. (M 22503)

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