Meanings of minor planet names: 92001–93000

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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 Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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
92,501–92,600
92525 Delucchi 2000 OV2 Fausto Delucchi, Swiss amateur astronomer
92585 Fumagalli 2000 PP8 Francesco Fumagalli, Italian telescope maker and amateur astronomer
92,601–92,700
92614 Kazutami 2000 QY Kazutami Namikoshi (b. 1938), a friend of the discoverer.
92685 Cordellorenz 2000 QD71 Francis Merritt Cordell and Philip Jack Lorenz, American astronomers after whom the Cordell-Lorenz Observatory is named
92,801–92,900
92891 Bless 2000 QK236 Robert C. Bless, American astronomer, and Ph.D. advisor to the discoverer
Preceded by
91,001–92,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 92,001–93,000
Succeeded by
93,001–94,000