Takuo Kojima

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Asteroids discovered: 45
3774 Megumi December 20, 1987
3786 Yamada January 10, 1988
3829 Gunma March 10, 1988
3995 Sakaino December 5, 1988
3998 Tezuka January 1, 1989
3999 Aristarchus January 5, 1989
4041 Miyamotoyohko February 19, 1988
4156 Okadanoboru January 16, 1988
4288 Tokyotech October 8, 1989
4493 Naitomitsu October 14, 1988
4576 Yanotoyohiko February 10, 1988
4632 Udagawa December 17, 1987
4866 Badillo November 10, 1988
4949 Akasofu November 29, 1988
5348 Kennoguchi January 16, 1988
5432 Imakiire November 3, 1988
5433 Kairen November 10, 1988
5813 Eizaburo November 3, 1988
6185 Mitsuma December 20, 1987
6298 Sawaoka December 1, 1988
(6551) 1988 XP December 5, 1988
(6555) 1989 UU1 October 29, 1989
(6706) 1988 VD3 November 11, 1988
(7402) 1987 YH December 25, 1987
(7517) 1989 AD January 3, 1989
(7563) 1988 BC January 16, 1988
(7697) 1989 AE January 3, 1989
(7697) 1989 AE January 3, 1989
(8219) 1996 JL[1] May 10, 1996
9321 Alexkonopliv January 5, 1989
(9939) 1988 VK November 3, 1988
10064 Hirosetamotsu October 31, 1988
10744 Tsuruta December 5, 1988
10853 Aimoto February 6, 1995
(11861) 1988 VY2 November 10, 1988
(12037) 1997 CT19 February 11, 1997
(13023) 1988 XT1 December 10, 1988
(15832) 1995 CB1 February 7, 1995
(23570) 1995 AA January 1, 1995
(23572) 1995 AS2 January 10, 1995
(43088) 1999 WO9 November 30, 1999
(45263) 2000 AD5 January 3, 2000
(48421) 1988 VF November 3, 1988
(71236) 2000 AC5 January 3, 2000
(168551) 1999 WH4 November 28, 1999
(192864) 1999 WP9 November 30, 1999
  1. 1 with Robert H. McNaught

Takuo Kojima (小島 卓雄 Kojima Takuo?) is an amateur Japanese astronomer.[1]

He is a prolific discoverer of asteroids.[2]

3644 Kojitaku is named after him.[3]

He also writes a regular column for the astronomy magazine Gekkan Temmon titled the "Comet Observers Guide.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kidger, Mark Richard (2005). Astronomical enigmas: life on Mars, the Star of Bethlehem, and other Milky Way mysteries. JHU Press. p. 200. ISBN 978-0-8018-8026-1. 
  2. ^ "Minor Planet Discoverers". IAU Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names. Springer. p. 306. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3.