1993 UW2 . Discovered 1993 Oct. 24 by T. Seki at Geisei.

Named in honor of Augustin Susumu Yamamoto (1915- ), agronomist and director of the Yamamoto Observatory and, from 1988 to 1994, chairman of the board of directors of the Oreintal Astronomical Association, which maintains its headquarters there. He published a Catalogue of Cometary Orbits in 1936. His father was the astronomer Issei Yamamoto { see planet (2249)}. (M 32788)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by I. Hasegawa and T. Sato.

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