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|Discovery and designation|
|Discovered by||M. Koishikawa|
|Discovery site||Ayashi Station of the Sendai Astronomical Observatory (仙台市天文台)|
|Discovery date||December 18, 1987|
|Epoch May 14, 2008|
Sidereal rotation period
7816 Hanoi (1987 YA) is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on December 18, 1987 by M. Koishikawa at the Ayashi Station of the Sendai Astronomical Observatory. This is named for capital of Vietnam
7816 Hanoi was discovered in 1987 Dec. 18 by M. Koishikawa at the Ayashi Station of the Sendai Astronomical Observatory. It was named for Hanoi, the city which Koishikawa in 1997 with Yoshihide Kozai to help Vietnamese astronomers install a 0.40-m Schmidt Cassegrain telescope with a CCD camera and a 0.10-m refractor at HNUE.
- "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 7816 Hanoi (1987 YA)" (Press release). JPL. 11 June 2012. Retrieved 8/10/2012.
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