(233547) Luxun = 2007 JR27
Lu Xun (or Lu Hsün) was the pen name of Zhou Shuren (1881-1936), one of the major Chinese writers of the twentieth century. Considered the founder of modern Chinese literature, he wrote in baihua (the vernacular), as well as classical Chinese. His work is known to English readers through numerous translations. (MPC 72203)


(239200) Luoyang = 2006 MD13
Luoyang is an ancient city situated on the central plain of China and has a history of more than 4000 years. One of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, it was capital to thirteen dynasties. The Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang Shui Xi (Water Banquet) and Peony Exhibition are considered icons of Luoyang.