(5592) Oshima

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1990 VB4. Discovered 1990 Nov. 14 by K. Suzuki and T. Urata at Toyota.

Named in honor of Yoshiaki Oshima (1952– ), discoverer of the Apollo-type minor planet 1988 XB and several other minor planets. He contributed to the development of the instrumentation at the Nihondaira {see planet  (2880)} Observatory. (M 22511) Name proposed by T. Urata.

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