Jugaku

1991 AA. Discovered 1991 Jan. 5 by A. Takahashi and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in honor of Jun Jugaku (1927- ), a professor at Tokai University, formerly a professor at the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory. He is known for his work on early-type stars, particularly chemically-peculiar stars and B stars. As an associate editor of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan from 1965 to 1989, he made every effort to upgrade the scientific level of that journal. He served as president of IAU Commission 29 during 1982-1985. (M 30798; M 30819)

Name proposed by the second discoverer, following a suggestion by W. Liller.

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