Template:BLPunsourced 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. [1]

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  1. Hurst, G (2000). "Practical vetting of astronomical discoveries". Journal of the British Astronomical Association 110 (4): 216. Bibcode2000JBAA..110..216H. "Mr Hurst singled out two particularly prolific discoverers for praise: Kesao Takamizawa of Nagano, Japan...". 



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