Meanings of minor planet names: 190001–191000

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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 Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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
190001–190100
190026 Iskorosten 2004 QJ Iskorosten was the capital of the Drevlyany tribe in the times of Kiev Rus
190057 Nakagawa 2004 RR252 Nakagawa is a river that flows for about 125 km in Tokushima prefecture
190301–190400
190310 De Martin 1997 TW Davide De Martin, Italian amateur astronomer, author and popularizer of astronomy
190333 Jirous 1998 SX14 Ivan Martin Jirous (known as Magor), Czech poet, art historian, frontman of the rock group The Plastic People of the Universe
190501–190600
190504 Hermanottó 2000 HE Ottó Herman (1835–1914), a Hungarian zoologist, ethnographer, mineralogist, archaeologist, journalist, renowned as the “last polyhistor of Hungary”.
Preceded by
189,001–190,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 190,001–191,000
Succeeded by
191,001–192,000