Tadashi Abe (astronomer)

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Tadashi Abe (born 1943) is a Japanese amateur astronomer who taught high school from 1966 to 2004. He poured his considerable observational talents into the field of astronomical photometry, producing a number of scientific papers and a thesis based on his discoveries. Minor planet 12787 Abetadashi is named in his honor.[1]


  1. ^ Lutz D. Schmadel (2009). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names: Addendum to Fifth Edition: 2006 - 2008. Springer-Verlag. p. 64.