5141 Tachibana

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Asteroid 5141 Tachibana was discovered on December 16, 1990, by Tsutomu Seki at Geisei. It bore the provisional designation of 1990 YB until it received its current name. Seki named the asteroid after his Kendo club, Tachibana (formed in 1950 in the Kochi prefecture). Kendo is a sport similar to fencing.

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