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|Discovery and designation|
|Discovered by||T. Urata|
|Discovery site||Yakiimo Station|
|Discovery date||March 12, 1978|
|Epoch May 14, 2008|
2090 Mizuho (1978 EA) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 12, 1978 by T. Urata at Yakiimo Station. It was the first asteroid in over 50 years to be discovered by a non-professional astronomer, which set off a wave of interest in amateur asteroid discovery, especially in Japan.
- Authors: Kosai, H., Urata, T., & Nakamura, T. "Activities of Asteroid Studies by Amateur Astronomers in Japan". Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series. Seventy-five (75) years of Hirayama asteroid families: The role of collisions in the solar system history 63 (Sagamihara near Tokyo, Japan; San Francisco). Bibcode:1994ASPC...63..297K. Retrieved February 16, 2010.
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