Meanings of minor planet names: 235001–236000
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 Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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|
|235027 Pommard||2003 FH2||Pommard, a French village. †|
|235201 Lorántffy||2003 SG158||Zsuzsanna Lorántffy (1602-1660), a Hungarian aristocrat, the wife of György Rákóczi I, prince of Transylvania. †|
|235281 Jackwilliamson||2003 UV17||Jack Williamson (1908–2006), an American writer. †|
|235621 Kratochvíle||2004 RK3||Kratochvíle, a South Bohemian Renaissance chateau built by B. Maggi in 1583–1589. †|
|235990 Laennec||2005 FP2||René Laennec (1781–1826), a French physician. †|
|235999 Bucciantini||2005 GA22||Niccolò Bucciantini (born 1976), an astronomer at the Arcetri Observatory in Florence. †|
|Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 235,001–236,000