Chikushi

1989 CV. Discovered 1989 Feb. 4 by T. Seki at Geisei. This is the old name of the Fukuoka region in northern Kyushu. During 1944-1947 the Chikushi Astronomical Association was active. Several of its members, including Isao Ebihara, Takeo Mori, Mineo Nishiyama, Kiichiro Hurukawa {see planet (3425)} and Ichiro Hasegawa {see planet (3227)}, made their first studies of the orbits of comets and minor planets. (M 28621)

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