Zhang Daqing

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Zhang Daqing (张大庆) (born October 23, 1969) is a Chinese amateur astronomer. He is from Henan province.

He co-discovered periodic comet 153P/Ikeya-Zhang. He is the first Chinese amateur astronomer who has a comet name after him. He is also a telescope maker. Periodic comet 153P/Ikeya-Zhang is discovered by his self-made telescope on Feb.1st 2002.

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