(5072) Hioki

Reference work entry

1931 TS1. Discovered 1931 Oct. 9 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Tsutomu Hioki, who co-discovered 1988 VG2 , which was identified with the lost minor planet  (724) Hapag. (M 22506)

Name proposed by S. Nakano, who found the identifications involving this object.

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