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Naming Ceremony for Xu Yangsheng Star

On the morning of January 12, 2017, the naming ceremony started at the Civic Center of Shenzhen. On November 14, 2016, the Committee for Small-Body Nomenclature of the International Astronomical Union named a minor planet Xu Yangsheng Star to recognize his contributions to science and education. Mr. Xu is the first President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (“University”) and an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.