Tsuneo Niijima

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Asteroids discovered: 32
3565 Ojima[1] December 22, 1986
3585 Goshirakawa[1] January 28, 1987
3686 Antoku[1] March 3, 1987
4375 Kiyomori[1] February 28, 1987
4376 Shigemori[1] March 20, 1987
4377 Koremori[1] April 4, 1987
4402 Tsunemori[1] February 25, 1987
4574 Yoshinaka[1] December 20, 1986
4767 Sutoku[1] April 4, 1987
4896 Tomoegozen[1] December 20, 1986
5578 Takakura[1] January 28, 1987
5830 Simohiro[1] March 9, 1991
5912 Oyatoshiyuki[1] December 20, 1989
6158 Shosanbetsu[1] November 12, 1991
7139 Tsubokawa[1] February 14, 1994
(7202) 1995 DX1[1] February 19, 1995
(7748) 1987 TA[1] October 12, 1987
7752 Otauchunokai[2] February 19, 1995
8344 Babette[1] January 25, 1987
(8565) 1995 WB6[1] November 24, 1995
10162 Issunboushi[1] January 2, 1995
10727 Akitsushima[1] February 25, 1987
(13148) 1995 EF[1] March 1, 1995
(17406) 1987 DO[1] February 25, 1987
17472 Dinah[1] March 17, 1991
(20999) 1987 BF[1] January 28, 1987
(23476) 1990 VE4[1] November 15, 1990
26168 Kanaikiyotaka November 24, 1995
26170 Kazuhiko January 24, 1996
(39637) 1995 EG[1] March 1, 1995
(39664) 1995 WW4[1] November 20, 1995
(58147) 1986 WK[1] November 29, 1986
  1. 1 with T. Urata
  2. 2 with K. Kanai

Tsuneo Niijima (新島 恒男 Niijima Tsuneo?) is a Japanese astronomer.

He is a prolific discoverer of asteroids.[1]

He co-discovered the periodic comet 112P/Urata-Niijima.

Asteroid 5507 Niijima is named after him.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Planet Discoverers". IAU Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 1 January 2011.