Meanings of minor planet names: 34001–35000

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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 Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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
34001–34100
34004 Gregorini 2000 OS7 Loretta Gregorini, astronomer who concentrate in the field of radioastronomy and observational cosmology
34077 Yoshiakifuse 2000 OV68 Yoshiaki Fuse, father of astronomer and Subaru Telescope staff member Tetsuru Fuse
34088 Satokosuka 2000 PC7 Kosuke Sato, the winner of the 2008 Space Day Award painting competition for elementary school
34101–34200
34123 Uedayukika 2000 QD Yukika Ueda, the prizewinner in the 2008 Space-Day Award painting competition
34137 Lonnielinda 2000 QL6 Lonnie and Linda Wolfe, parents of the discoverer
34138 Frasso Sabino 2000 QE9 Frasso Sabino, Italy, which hosts the Osservatorio Astronomico Virginio Cesarini - Frasso Sabino (Frasso Sabino Observatory), the discovery site
34301–34400
34351 Decatur 2000 RZ8 Decatur, Alabama, the discovery site (Emerald Lane Observatory)
34366 Rosavestal 2000 RP36 Rosa Vallee Warner, née Vestal, the discoverer's mother
34398 Terryschmidt 2000 RK78 Terry Eugene Schmidt, American meteoriticist
34399 Hachiojihigashi 2000 RD79 The team of Hachiojihigashi, composed of Nishi, Sakurai and Tamai from the Hachioji-higashi High School, is a prizewinner in the sixteenth Satellite Design Contest 2008 for their space experiment proposal
34401–34500
34419 Corning 2000 SA7 Corning, New York, home of a glassworks that makes professional telescope mirrors, including the disk for the 5-m Hale Telescope at Palomar; the one-tenth-scale engineering model of that telescope still resides there, and was used to discover this minor planet
34420 Peterpau 2000 SC7 Peter Pau, Hong Kong-born cinematographer
34501–34600
34543 Davidbriggs 2000 SM229 David L. Briggs, American director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory from 1998 to 2006
34601–34700
34611 Nacogdoches 2000 UF11 Nacogdoches, Texas
34666 Bohyunsan 2000 XA14 Mount Bohyunsan, South Korea, where the discovery site, the Bohyunsan Optical Astronomy Observatory, is located
34696 Risoldi 2001 OV12 Vairo Risoldi, Italian amateur astronomer
34701–34800
34708 Grasset 2001 OG95 Olivier Grasset, a planetary scientist and professor at the University of Nantes' Laboratory of Planetology and Geodynamics.
34716 Guzzo 2001 PC14 Massimiliano Guzzo, Italian researcher at the University of Padua, member of the board of directors of the SIMCA (Società Italiana di Meccanica Celeste e Astrodinamica, Italian Society of Celestial Mechanics and Astrodynamics)
34717 Mirkovilli 2001 PD14 Mirko Villi, Italian amateur astronomer, supernova hunter, and founder of the International Supernovae Network
34718 Cantagalli 2001 PR28 Michela Cantagalli, daughter-in-law of the first discoverer
34738 Hulbert 2001 QV71 Samuel F. Hulbert, American president of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, host to the discovery site, the Oakley Observatory
34753 Zdeněkmatyáš 2001 QU110 Zdeněk Matyáš, Czech theoretical physicist
34778 Huhunglick 2001 RV6 Henry Hung-lick Hu, Chinese barrister-at-law, co-founder of Shue Yan ("the cultivation of virtue") College, the first privately funded university in Hong Kong
34779 Chungchiyung 2001 RW11 Chung Chi-Yung, wife of Henry Hung-lick Hu, co-founder of Shue Yan College
34801–34900
34854 Paquifrutos 2001 TP17 Paqui Frutos Frutos, wife of the discoverer
34892 Evapalisa 2001 VW88 Eva Palisa, great-grand-niece of Johann Palisa, the leading visual discoverer of minor planets
34901–35000
34901 Mauna Loa 2699 P-L Mauna Loa (means Long Mountain), the volcano forms the largest part of the Big Island of Hawaii.
34919 Imelda 4710 P-L Imelda Gentile, cousin of Heidelberg astronomer Joachim Schubart
34993 Euaimon 1973 SR1 Euaimon, mythological king of Atlantis, son of Poseidon and father of Eurypylos, one of the Greeks that sacked Troy
Preceded by
33,001–34,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 34,001–35,000
Succeeded by
35,001–36,000