Toshiro Nomura

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Minor planets discovered: 13 [1]
4106 Nada March 6, 1989 [1]
4797 Ako September 30, 1989 [1]
5401 Minamioda March 6, 1989 [1]
5685 Sanenobufukui December 8, 1990 [1]
5737 Itoh September 30, 1989 [1]
5872 Sugano September 30, 1989 [1]
5881 Akashi September 27, 1992 [2]
6155 Yokosugano November 11, 1990 [1]
6557 Yokonomura November 11, 1990 [1]
7178 Ikuookamoto November 11, 1990 [1]
8892 Kakogawa September 11, 1994 [2]
9580 Tarumi October 4, 1989 [1]
10318 Sumaura October 15, 1990 [1]
  1. 1 with K. Kawanishi
  2. 2 with M. Sugano

Toshiro Nomura (野村 敏郎, Nomura Toshirō, born 1954) is a Japanese astronomer and co-discoverer of 13 asteroids with astronomers Kōyō Kawanishi and Matsuo Sugano.[1][2]

He is also an earth-science teacher of Nada jr/sr highschool. The main-belt asteroid 6559 Nomura is named in his honor.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 23 May 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (6559) Nomura. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 541. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 27 June 2016.