Ossakajusto

1994 CX1. Discovered 1994 Feb. 8 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Named in memory of Justo Ossaka (1922-1998), emeritus director of the Sendai {see planet (3133)} Astronomical Observatory. Graduating from the Geophysical Institute, Tohoku University, in 1950, he worked at the Sendai Observatory from 1956 to 1994. He contributed greatly to attracting amateur astronomers and planetarium visitors. (M 33788)

Name proposed by A. Watanabe and M. Koishikawa of the Sendai Astronomical Observatory.

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