(5591) Koyo

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1990 VF2. Discovered 1990 Nov. 10 by T. Urata at Oohira.

Named in honor of Koyo Kawanishi (1959– ), a dentist living in Ako-city, Hyogo. He has been observing comets and minor planets using his home-made 0.20-m reflector at his private observatory with his wife Kumi and daughter Saki. Familiar with electronics and mechanics, he has developed his own CCD instrumentation. (M 22511)

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