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The name of Central Asian country is given to celestial body

According to National news agency of Tajikistan, the international community of astrophysicists made decision on naming celestial body as "Tajikistan". The planet which received a new name is located between Mars and Jupiter; its distance from the Earth is 250 million km and 463 million km from the Sun. Now the planet “Tajikistan” is at a very close distance to the Earth and Tajik scholars are engaged in the study of its physical and chemical properties and processes taking place in it.