1991 GZ. Discovered 1991 Apr. 14 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in memory of Sojiro Norizuki (1912-1995), founder of Norizuki Technical Works. Under the guidance of H. Tanaka, he constructed the first parabolic antenna for solar observations in Japan in 1949. He was later engaged in the construction of the interferometer at the Nobeyama Solar Radio Observatory and for other radio telescopes. After 1972 he extended his work to infrared and optical telescopes. (M 30099)

Name proposed by the second discoverer following a suggestion by K. Tomita.

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