Sugawa

1991 HH. Discovered 1991 Apr. 16 by S. Otomo and O. Muramatsu at Kiyosato.

Named in honor of Chikara Sugawa (1916- ), who worked for the International Latitude Observatory in Mizusawa {see planet (7530)} during 1943-1981. In 1984 he was nominated as the first president of the Herschel Society of Japan, and the following year he realized a Herschel concert in Tokyo and led a study tour to Europe. Since then he has done much to promote knowledge of the Herschels {see planet (2000)} and their contemporaries. (M 26766)

Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by S. Kimura.

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