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(4863) Yasutani

Reference work entry

1987 VH1. Discovered 1987 Nov. 13 by S. Ueda and H. Kaneda at Kushiro.

Named in honor of Keiki Yasutani (1958– ), an astronomical photographer renowned for his photographs of the moon and Mars. He is a member of the Sapporo Observatory. (M 22504)

Name proposed by K. Watanabe.

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