View Full Version : Five minor planets named after top Chinese scientists

2016-Jan-05, 11:32 AM
The Asians are having an impact on modern astronomy research. In precognition of the Chinese effort, five minor planets have been named after top Chinese scientists.


The naming was suggested by the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and approved by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Minor Planet Center (MPC).