--Orbital and physical data--
(See this page for definitions of quantities; source codes in brackets, see this link for full references; *A, *D, and *E indicate assumed, derived, and estimated values, respectively.)
dynamical type, primary:
main belt asteroid
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-- (6100) Kunitomoikkansai --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1991 Nov 09 from Dynic Astronomical Observatory, Kyoto, Japan by A. Sugie. Alternate designation(s): 1991 VK4, 1987 RB2, 1987 SB16. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1950 Apr 17. Permanent number assigned 1994.
Named 1998 Dec 08 for Ikkansai Kunitomo (1778-1840) [MPC033385].
Companion discovered 2018 Oct by V. Benishek, P. Pravec, K. Hornoch, P. Kusnirak, J. Oey, R. Groom, V. Chiorny, N. Gaftonyuk using lightcurve observations. Announced 2018 Oct 23.
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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