Mori

1950 TF. Discovered 1950 Oct. 5 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in memory of Kiyoshi Mori (1906-1976), who calculated more than 400 circular, elliptical and parabolic orbits of minor planets and comets using an abacus and logarithm tables. After carrying out a statistical study of orbits of minor planets at Tokyo Imperial University in 1929 under the guidance of Hirayama {see planet (1999)}, he was a professor of physics, mathematics and statistics at many high schools and colleges. (M 18308)

Name proposed by H. Oishi, who found the identifications involving this minor planet.

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