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(4799) Hirasawa

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1989 TC1. Discovered 1989 Oct. 8 by Y. Mizuno and T. Furuta at Kani.

Named in honor of Yasuo Hirasawa (1927– ), a great source of inspiration for the discoverers. An eager observer of variable stars, he has also done much to impart a knowledge of astronomy in the planetarium at the Nagoya City Science Museum. (M 26762)

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