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  • proper n. An asteroid discovered in 1993 by Japanese astronomers Kin Endate and Kazuro Watanabe.


From the object 6980 Kyusakamoto; named after Kyu Sakamoto (1941–1985), a Japanese singer. (Wiktionary)


  • See also: entry for main-belt asteroid 6980 Kyusakamoto in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Small-Body Database.

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