1989 WX. Discovered 1989 Nov. 20 by Y. Mizuno and T. Furuta at Kani.

Named in honor of Isao Kaneko (1918- ), who worked toward social education during reconstruction in postwar Japan. He promoted cultural activities in mountain villages, established a private observatory and is now director of the Misono Space Education Service. Awarded the Chunichi Social Meritorious Prize by the Chubu-Nippon Press in 1976, he was also commended for his meritorious cultural service by the Board Education of Aichi Prefecture in 1979. (M 26762)

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