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Chinese division obtains minor planet greatly permanent name
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Observatory of country of classics the Chinese Academy of Sciences submits to, small celestial body of international astronomy federation named an asteroid committee formal recently for " Chinese division big star " . This is the 5th asteroid that names with name of Chinese inland colleges and universities.

September 20 is university of Chinese science and technology 50 time absurd, that day morning, "Chinese division big star " monument begins in garden of Chinese division senior colonel. In begin ceremonially, yan Junxuan of national observatory director was read " Chinese division big star " name bulletin, the nineteen thousand two hundred and ninety-eightth asteroid that announces asteroid of CCD of Schmidt of observatory of country of the Chinese Academy of Sciences project group discovered on September 20, 1996 names for " Chinese division big star " . Xiao Qun of Liu of secretary of national observatory Party committee, assistant director is issued to the school " Chinese division big star " name certificate and bronze medal of orbit service chart.

Of minor planet naming is a kind of great international honor, this honor awards those to wait for a career to had made the unit of significant contribution or individual to national economy, society, astronomy only commonly. Before this, the asteroid that inland names with name of colleges and universities has 4 only, it is respectively " Beijing University star " , " Nanjing college star " , " star of Beijing Normal University " and " Shandong college star " .

Origin: Xinhua net