Isaosato

1992 UO4. Discovered 1992 Oct. 26 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in honor of Isao Sato (1963- ), Japanese expert on occultations. He succeeded in making the first photographic observation in Japan of an occultation by a minor planet, that of 7 Geminorum by (381) Myrrha on 1991 Jan. 13. He promotes observations of occultations by minor planets in Japan generally and made the first use of a color video to obtain flash spectra at the northern and southern limits of total solar eclipses. (M 27462; M 27477)

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