Nanyou

1996 JD1. Discovered 1996 May 13 by T. Okuni at Nanyou.

Named for the city where the discoverer lives and his observatory is located. Nanyou City lies to the north of Tokyo, two and a half hours away on the Yamagata {see planet (7039)} line (the new express train). It is famous for Akayu-onsen (hot springs), the Kumano shrine and Kikuningyou (a doll made of chrysanthemums). (M 32791)

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