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Ōizumi Observatory (obs. code: 411) is a private astronomical observatory in Ōizumi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Takao Kobayashi has made discoveries of numerous minor planets at the observatory. Since its founding, Kobayashi has discovered 1,200 minor asteroids and their positions using a 10-inch (250 mm) telescope.

Ōizumi Observatory
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Organizationprivate
Observatory code411 Edit this on Wikidata
LocationŌizumi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates36°15′02″N 139°25′01″E / 36.2505°N 139.4170°E / 36.2505; 139.4170Coordinates: 36°15′02″N 139°25′01″E / 36.2505°N 139.4170°E / 36.2505; 139.4170
Ōizumi Observatory is located in Japan
Ōizumi Observatory
Location of Ōizumi Observatory

ReferencesEdit

  • Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. ISBN 3-540-00238-3

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