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10th morning, "Fan Jinshi Star" naming, Fan Jinshi Foundation Establishment and engaged in Dunhuang cultural relics 60 years symposium "was held in Gansu Dunhuang Academy. At the meeting, it was announced that the international 381323 asteroid was officially named "Fan Jinshi Star"; Fan Jinshi donated 10 million yuan to the Dunhuang Academy to set up the Fan Jinshi Fund, which is used to promote the protection, research, promotion and development of Dunhuang Grottoes and the training of urgently needed talents; The publication of Fan Jin's Collected Poems, an important achievement of Dunhuang archaeological work.
Fan Jinshi is known as the "Dunhuang daughter". According to the Dunhuang Academy, Fan Jinshi has been working for the Dunhuang Academy for 60 years since 1963, during which she has devoted herself to the preservation of Dunhuang cultural relics and has not only made major academic achievements in the archaeology of Dunhuang grottoes and the management of cultural heritage. And led the Mogao Grottoes to scientific protection, effective management and utilization of cultural heritage out of an effective way, prompting Dunhuang grottoes protection from the rescue stage to a new stage of scientific protection, Dunhuang studies from the struggle to catch up with foreign countries to now fruitful.
Dunhuang Academy president Su Bomin introduced, this number can be interpreted as: 38 years of birth of the Jiangnan woman, a lifetime of heart to guard Dunhuang Grottoes, following Chang Shuhong, Duan Wenjie as the third president of Dunhuang Academy, across the two major fields of natural and human sciences, in the protection of cultural heritage, research, promotion of three aspects of outstanding contributions.
It is reported that the average distance of Fan Jinshi star to the Sun is 464 million kilometers, it takes 5.66 years to circle the sun, and the average speed of 1.41 million kilometers per day, which means that it will advance 16.3 kilometers per second. According to the observation, the distance of "Fan Jinshi star" to the Earth is as far as 727 million kilometers, and the nearest is only 224 million kilometers.
This year, Fan Jinshi donated the "Lui Chee-Woo - Positive Energy Award" and the "Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Science and Technology Achievement Award" as well as the $20 million she had saved over the years. Half was donated to his Alma mater Peking University and half to the Dunhuang Academy.