Named for a town in the eastern Henan {see planet (2085)} province of China. Luyi is the birthplace of the legendary philosopher Laotze (born circa 640 B.C.) of the western Zhou dynasty and founder of Taoism. Luyi is the original hometown of C.-Y. Shao {see planet (1881)}, who has been involved with the minor planet program at Harvard since its inception, and it is also the name of his son. (M 19339)

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