Chikako

1988 WG. Discovered 1988 Nov. 30 by Y. Kushida and M. Inoue at Yatsugatake.

Named in honor of Chikako Mihashi (1950- ), who has for many years worked for the advancement of astronomical education in Japan. Her support greatly contributed to the "Astro Village" at Yatsugatake {see planet (4033)} South Base Observatory. The

"Astro Village" was established for the purpose of astronomical education for children. (M 17658)

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