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(4748) Tokiwagozen

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1989 WV. Discovered 1989 Nov. 20 by K. Suzuki and T. Urata at Toyota.

Named for Tokiwagozen (1138–?), beautiful mother of Yoshitsune {see planet  (3178)}. She was captured by the Heike at the battle of Heiji in 1159 and was later in favor with Kiyomori {see planet  (4375)}. (M 21132)

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