Meanings of minor planet names

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

This is a list of named minor planets (mostly asteroids), with links to the Wikipedia articles on the people, places, characters and concepts that they are named for.

1–500 5,001–5,500 10,001–11,000 20,001–21,000 30,001–31,000 40,001–41,000
501–1,000 5,501–6,000 11,001–12,000 21,001–22,000 31,001–32,000 41,001–42,000
1,001–1,500 6,001–6,500 12,001–13,000 22,001–23,000 32,001–33,000 42,001–43,000
1,501–2,000 6,501–7,000 13,001–14,000 23,001–24,000 33,001–34,000 43,001–44,000
2,001–2,500 7,001–7,500 14,001–15,000 24,001–25,000 34,001–35,000 44,001–45,000
2,501–3,000 7,501–8,000 15,001–16,000 25,001–26,000 35,001–36,000 45,001–46,000
3,001–3,500 8,001–8,500 16,001–17,000 26,001–27,000 36,001–37,000 46,001–47,000
3,501–4,000 8,501–9,000 17,001–18,000 27,001–28,000 37,001–38,000 47,001–48,000
4,001–4,500 9,001–9,500 18,001–19,000 28,001–29,000 38,001–39,000 48,001–49,000
4,501–5,000 9,501–10,000 19,001–20,000 29,001–30,000 39,001–40,000 49,001–50,000
 
50,001–51,000 60,001–61,000 70,001–71,000 80,001–81,000 90,001–91,000
51,001–52,000 61,001–62,000 71,001–72,000 81,001–82,000 91,001–92,000
52,001–53,000 62,001–63,000 72,001–73,000 82,001–83,000 92,001–93,000
53,001–54,000 63,001–64,000 73,001–74,000 83,001–84,000 93,001–94,000
54,001–55,000 64,001–65,000 74,001–75,000 84,001–85,000 94,001–95,000
55,001–56,000 65,001–66,000 75,001–76,000 85,001–86,000 95,001–96,000
56,001–57,000 66,001–67,000 76,001–77,000 86,001–87,000 96,001–97,000
57,001–58,000 67,001–68,000 77,001–78,000 87,001–88,000 97,001–98,000
58,001–59,000 68,001–69,000 78,001–79,000 88,001–89,000 98,001–99,000
59,001–60,000 69,001–70,000 79,001–80,000 89,001–90,000 99,001–100,000
 
100,001–110,000 110,001–120,000 120,001–130,000 130,001–140,000 140,001–150,000
 
150,001–160,000 160,001–170,000 170,001–180,000 180,001–190,000 190,001–200,000
 
200,001–210,000 210,001–220,000 220,001–230,000 230,001–240,000 240,001–250,000
 
250,001–260,000 260,001–270,000 270,001–280,000 280,001–290,000 290,001–300,000
 
300,001–310,000 310,001–320,000 320,001–330,000 330,001–340,000 340,001–350,000
 
350,001–360,000 360,001–370,000 370,001–380,000 380,001–390,000 390,001–400,000

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Some systematic sources of citations are:

In the first two cases you need only modify the last argument of the address to the name or number of the minor planet. The lists of discovery circumstances are split into groups of 5000 minor planets, each containing links for individual named minor planets that access the script displaying citations,