Makio Akiyama

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Asteroids discovered: 16 [1]
5333 Kanaya 18 October 1990 list[A]
5334 Mishima 8 February 1991 list[A]
5743 Kato 19 October 1990 list[A]
6251 Setsuko 25 February 1992 list[A]
6419 Susono 7 December 1993 list[A]
6792 Akiyamatakashi 30 November 1991 list[A]
6961 Ashitaka 26 May 1989 list[A]
7472 Kumakiri 13 February 1992 list[A]
8273 Apatheia 29 November 1989 list[A]
9033 Kawane 4 January 1990 list[A]
28004 Terakawa 2 December 1997 list
29624 Sugiyama 2 October 1998 list
35441 Kyoko 31 January 1998 list
40994 Tekaridake 20 October 1999 list
53157 Akaishidake 5 February 1999 list
55873 Shiomidake 26 October 1997 list
A co-discovered with Toshimasa Furuta

Makio Akiyama (秋山 万喜夫?, Akiyama Makio, born 1950) is a Japanese astronomer affiliated with the Susono Observatory (886). He is a discoverer of minor planets, credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of 16 numbered minor planets during 1989–1999.[1]

In 1992 he discovered the asteroid 6251 Setsuko in collaboration with astronomer Toshimasa Furuta, and named it after his wife Setsuko Akiyama (b. 1953) in May 1996 (M.P.C. 27129).[2]

The main-belt asteroid 4904 Makio, discovered by Yoshikane Mizuno and Toshimasa Furuta at Kani Observatory (403) in 1989, is named after him.[3] Naming citation was published on 5 March 1996 (M.P.C. 26763).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 20 June 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (6251) Setsuko. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 521. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (4904) Makio. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 423. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 15 August 2016.