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selvaarchi
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.

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/961898.shtml


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).