Kuwabara

1992 SF13. Discovered 1992 Sept. 30 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in honor of Syoji Kuwabara (1927- ). A retired school teacher in Japan, he was superintendent of the board of education in Himeji City (1981-1993) and director of the city's Science Museum (1993-1996). An amateur astronomer, he was once an enthusiastic observer of occultations; now he studies local names and legends of stars and asterisms. (M 33386)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by T. Sato, A. Fujii and K. Kitao.

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