Ikeda

1992 BH. Discovered 1992 Jan. 24 by T. Urata at Oohira.

Named in honor of Tetsuro Ikeda (1894-1981), the third director of the International Latitude Observatory of Mizusawa {see planet (7530)}. During his tenure (1943-1963) he established a measurement system for understanding meteorological effects on observations of the variation of latitude. (M 34624)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by K. Hurukawa. Citation prepared by K. Yokoyama.

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