Yorimasa

(1990 XP )
CURRENT POSITION: 12 SAG 17
Incl: 4.83994
Eccent: 0.139362
Period: 3.3107199324407 years
AU 2.2212711
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

14.12.1990 15:22 Yakiimo 138e28 34n57 observations 1

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Named for a Japanese military commander and well-known poet in the late Heian era, Minomoto-no Yorimasa (1104–1180). He advised Prince Mochihitoou to fight the Heike. However, word of the plan leaked out, and Yorimasa took his own life. (M 31024)

Name proposed by the second discoverer.

Discovered on 14-12-1990 in Yakiimo by Natori, A., Urata, T.

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