1992 UY5. Discovered 1992 Oct. 28 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in honor of Hideo Sato (1940- ), staff member of the National Astronomical Observatory (formerly Tokyo Astronomical Observatory) who first worked on the solar corona, later moving to the Sky Patrol Section as a night observer. His life's work is the photometry of close binaries. He is also one of the leading members of the observatory's baseball team. (M 30099)

Name proposed by the second discoverer following a suggestion by K. Tomita.

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