Inoda

1990 VH1. Discovered 1990 Nov. 7 by T. Urata at Oohira.

Named in honor of Shigeru Inoda (1955- ), ophthalmic vitreo-retinal surgeon and associate professor in the ophthalmology department of the Jichi Medical School. He is one of the most active amateur astronomers in the minor planet survey at Karasuyama Astronomical Observatory and is the discoverer of several minor planets. He has been an technical adviser at the Nihondaira {see planet (2880)} Observatory. (M 22510)

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