Meanings of minor planet names: 183001–184000

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As minor planet discoveries are confirmed, they are given a permanent number by the IAU's Minor Planet Center, and the discoverers can then submit names for them, following the IAU's naming conventions. The list below concerns those minor planets in the specified span of numbers that have received names, and explains the meanings of those names. Besides the Minor Planet Circulars (in which the citations are published), a key source is Lutz D. Schmadel's Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.

Minor planets not yet given a name have not been included in this list.


Name Provisional Designation Source of Name
183101–183200
183114 Vicques 2002 RU140 Vicques, in the Swiss Jura, home to the Jurassien-Vicques Observatory
183182 Weinheim 2002 SB51 Weinheim is a scenic town near Heidelberg at the western side of the Odenwald mountain range, Germany
183201–183300
183287 Deisenstein 2002 TJ318 Daniel Eisenstein (b. 1970), is an American astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
183288 Eyer 2002 TH331 Laurent Eyer (b. 1965), a Swiss astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
183294 Langbroek 2002 TB382 Marco Langbroek, Dutch archeologist and amateur astronomer
183401–183500
183403 Gal 2002 XW115 Roy Gal (b. 1973), is an American astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
183501–183600
183560 Křišťan 2003 KO18 Kristan z Prachatic, Medieval Czech astronomer (or Cristannus de Prachaticz)
183601–183700
183635 Helmi 2003 UF413 Amina Helmi (b. 1970), is an Argentinian-Dutch astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
Preceded by
182,001–183,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 183,001–184,000
Succeeded by
184,001–185,000