Minoru Kizawa

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Asteroids discovered: 12 [1]
4094 Aoshima August 26, 1987 MPC[1]
4507 Petercollins     March 19, 1990 MPC[2]
5292 Mackwell January 12, 1991 MPC[2]
5513 Yukio November 27, 1988 MPC[1][3]
(6178) 1986 DA February 16, 1986 MPC
(6393) 1990 HM1 April 29, 1990 MPC[2]
(6785) 1990 VA7 November 12, 1990 MPC[2]
(7338) 1990 VJ3 November 12, 1990 MPC[2]
(7574) 1989 WO1 November 20, 1989 MPC[1][3]
(9765) 1991 XZ December 14, 1991 MPC[2]
(17464) 1990 VX1 November 11, 1990 MPC[2]
(19171) 1991 FS March 17, 1991 MPC[2]

1 with W. Kakei, 2 with H. Shiozawa, 3 with T. Urata

Minoru Kizawa (鬼沢 稔, Kizawa Minoru, born 1947) is a Japanese astronomer and discoverer of minor planets.

Between 1986 and 1991, he has discovered or co-discovered 16 of asteroids at the Nihondaira Observatory in Shimizu, Japan.[1] He is credited as sole discoverer of (6178) 1986 DA, a 3-kilometer near-Earth object belonging to the group of Amor asteroids.[2] His co-discoverers were the Japanese astronomers Takeshi Urata, Watari Kakei and Hitoshi Shiozawa (see adjunct table).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 28 December 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "6178 (1986 DA)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 25 February 2016.