Kesao Takamizawa (高見沢今朝雄) is a Japanese astronomer. One source gives his Japanese name as 高見澤今朝雄.
He discovered the periodic comet 98P/Takamizawa.
The asteroid 8720 Takamizawa is named after him.
He has discovered many other asteroids. 
- ↑ Hurst, G (2000). "Practical vetting of astronomical discoveries". Journal of the British Astronomical Association 110 (4): 216. Bibcode: 2000JBAA..110..216H. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/2000JBAA..110..216H. "Mr Hurst singled out two particularly prolific discoverers for praise: Kesao Takamizawa of Nagano, Japan...".
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