Meanings of minor planet names: 269001–270000

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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 Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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
269201–268300
269232 Tahin 2008 QV Szilvia Tahin (b. 1975), the wife of the discoverer.
269245 Catastini 2008 QL19 Mario Catastini (born 1932), a retired Italian elementary-school teacher.
269251 Kolomna 2008 QW28 Kolomna, founded around AD 1140, is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the Moscow region.
269252 Bogdanstupka 2008 QA29 Bogdan Stupka (1941–2012), a Ukrainian actor and received many international awards.
269300 Diego 2008 SB82 Diego Rodriguez, a Spanish astrophotographer and co-founder of the M1 group of variable-star observers.
269301–269400
269323 Madisonvillehigh 2008 SE209 Madisonville High School, Texas, is a long-time participant in the IASC minor planet search campaigns.
269390 Igortkachenko 2009 QA34 Igor Valentinovich Tkachenko (1964–2009), a Russian pilot and posthumous Hero of the Russian Federation.
269401–269500
269484 Marcia 2009 UB4 Marcia de Queiroz, the daughter of the discoverer.
269485 Bisikalo 2009 UQ14 Dmitry Valer'evich Bisikalo (born 1961), the deputy director of the Institute of Astronomy of Russian Academy of Sciences and a specialist in interacting binary stars and numerical astrophysics.
269501–269600
269550 Chur 2009 WT5 The city of Chur, capital of Grisons canton, is the oldest town in Switzerland.
269567 Bakhtinov 2009 WK105 Pavel Ivanovich Bakhtinov (born 1963), a radio engineer, amateur astronomer and well-known astrophotographer.
269589 Kryachko 2009 XN1 Timur Valer'evich Kryachko (born 1970) an amateur astronomer and an observer of comets and minor planets.
269701–269800
269762 Nocentini 1999 TN4 Francesca Nocentini (born 1975), a friend of the discoverer.


Preceded by
268,001–269,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 269,001–270,000
Succeeded by
270,001–271,000