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 number-range that have received names, and explains the meanings of those names. The official naming citations have been published in MPC's Minor Planet Circulars and in Lutz D. Schmadel's Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Meanings marked with † or * are from legacy sources may contain errors.
Carl Hildebrand Freiherr von Canstein (1667-1719) established the Cansteinsche Bible Society in Halle (Saale) in 1710. The society's purpose was to produce Bibles as quickly and as cheaply as possible, using a new printing technique. Von Canstein was a friend of August Hermann Francke.
Worms is one of the oldest German towns and has a Romanesque cathedral and the oldest extant Jewish cemetery in Europe. In 1521, the Diet of Worms issued an edict declaring Martin Luther to be a heretic.
The Česká Astronomická Společnost (Czech Astronomical Society) was established in Prague in 1917. During the last century, the Society’s professional and amateur members have contributed considerably to the advancement of astronomy and dissemination of astronomical knowledge among Czech youth and public.
Ara Pacis Augustae, located in Rome, is an altar dedicated to Pax, the Roman goddess of peace. The monument was commissioned by the Roman Senate in 13 BCE to honor the return of Augustus to Rome after a three-year expedition in Hispania and Gaul.
Blanka (or Blanche) de Valois (1316–1348) was the first wife of Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia Charles IV. They were married as children in 1329. Blanche gave birth to two daughters. Blanche’s brother became Philip VI, King of France.
Anna Falcká (or Anne of the Palatinate, 1329–1353) was the second wife of Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia Charles IV. In 1350 she gave birth to a longdesired son, Wenceslaus, who, unfortunately, died a year later.
Anna von Schweidnitz (Anna Svídnická; 1339–1362) was the third wife of Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia Charles IV. In 1361 she bore the desired successor to the throne, later King of Bohemia Wenceslaus IV.