Masaru Mukai

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Minor planets discovered: 13 [1]
4703 Kagoshima[1] January 16, 1988
5139 Rumoi[1] November 13, 1990
5286 Haruomukai[1] November 4, 1989
5468 Hamatonbetsu[1] January 16, 1988
5640 Yoshino[1] October 21, 1989
5960 Wakkanai[1] October 21, 1989
8866 Tanegashima[1] January 26, 1992
9368 Esashi[1] January 26, 1993
10516 Sakurajima[1] November 1, 1989
11064 Dogen[1] November 30, 1991
14446 Kinkowan[1] October 31, 1992
15790 Keizan[1] October 8, 1993
(48498) 1993 BS6[1] January 30, 1993
  1. 1 co-discovery with M. Takeishi

Masaru Mukai (向井 優, Mukai Masaru, born 1949) is a Japanese astronomer. He is credited with the discovery of 13 asteroids by the Minor Planet Center.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 23 May 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.