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Minor planets discovered: 22 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

Fumiaki Uto (宇都 文昭, Uto Fumiaki) is a Japanese amateur astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets.

He is credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of 21 numbered minor planets between 1992 and 1999.[1] Among his discoveries are the named asteroids 7253 Nara,[2] 7895 Kaseda,[3] 8041 Masumoto,[4] and 9648 Gotouhideo.[5]

List of discovered minor planetsEdit

7253 Nara 13 February 1993 list
7895 Kaseda 22 February 1995 list
8041 Masumoto 15 November 1993 list
9648 Gotouhideo 30 October 1995 list
(12844) 1997 JE10 9 May 1997 list
(14931) 1994 WR3 27 November 1994 list
(18489) 1996 BV2 26 January 1996 list
(19309) 1996 UK1 20 October 1996 list
(21810) 1999 TK19 9 October 1999 list
(22904) 1999 TL19 9 October 1999 list
(22976) 1999 VY23 13 November 1999 list
(24756) 1992 VF 2 November 1992 list
(25296) 1998 WD20 26 November 1998 list
(27182) 1999 CL3 8 February 1999 list
(35254) 1996 BW2 26 January 1996 list
(44487) 1998 WC20 26 November 1998 list
(49442) 1998 YD7 20 December 1998 list
(49497) 1999 CM3 8 February 1999 list
(49707) 1999 VZ23 13 November 1999 list
(56097) 1999 BC12 21 January 1999 list
(59834) 1999 RE37 9 September 1999 list
(100327) 1995 QX 22 August 1995 list

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 25 October 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  2. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 7253 Nara (1993 CL)" (2018-10-22 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  3. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 7895 Kaseda (1995 DK1)" (2018-09-19 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  4. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 8041 Masumoto (1993 VR2)" (2018-10-25 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  5. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 9648 Gotouhideo (1995 UB9)" (2018-08-08 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 25 February 2019.