Sendai

A907 TC. Discovered 1907 Oct. 4 by A. Kopff at Heidelberg.

Named for the biggest city in northeastern Japan, home of Tohuku University and several other institutes of higher learning, sometimes called the "Heidelberg of the East". The Sendai Municipal Astronomical Observatory, established in 1955 at the urging of the Sendai Amateur Astronomical Association, has an active program for astrometric observations of comets. (M 10045)

Name proposed by S. Nakano, who found the identifications involving this planet.

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