Meanings of minor planet names: 83001–84000
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 Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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|
|83360 Catalina||2001 SH||Catalina Sky Survey †|
|83464 Irishmccalla||2001 SM73||Nellie Elizabeth "Irish" McCalla, American film actress and artist †|
|83600 Yuchunshun||2001 SM266||Yu Chunshun, 20th-century Chinese adventurer †|
|83956 Panuzzo||2001 XX30||Pasquale Panuzzo, Italian astronomer †|
|83982 Crantor||2002 GO9||Crantor, a Lapith killed by the centaur Demoleon †|
|Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 83,001–84,000