1991 CM3. Discovered 1991 Feb. 14 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in honor of Takahiro Ishii (1959- ), Japanese amateur astronomer and active owner of the Kamogawa Observatory, Chiba Prefecture. He is a strong supporter of neighborhood amateurs, and his contribution to popularizing and disseminating celestial photography techniques makes him welcome in gatherings nationwide. (M 35490)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by Y. Yamada.

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