De Young

Asteroid 134244, De Young, was discovered on January 6, 2006 by L. A. Molnar at the Calvin-Rehoboth Observatory in Rehoboth, New Mexico. It has a period of 4 years, 183 days.

It was named for Mike De Young (born 1954), an earth science teacher at the Rehoboth Christian School in Rehoboth, New Mexico (in McKinley County west of Albuquerque) and manager of the school observatory.

Mike De Young

The astrological meaning of asteroid De Young seems to be what its name would suggest: having to do with children or the young, dealing with them.

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