Meanings of minor planet names: 174001–175000

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This is a partial list of meanings of minor planet names. See meanings of minor planet names for a list of all such partial lists.

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.

Besides the Minor Planet Circulars (in which the citations are published), a key source is Lutz D. Schmadel's Dictionary of Minor Planet Names.[1][2][3] Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative. Meanings marked with an asterisk (*) are guesswork, and should be checked against the mentioned sources to ensure that the identification is correct.

174001–174100[edit]

Named minor planet Provisional This minor planet was named for... Ref · Catalog
There are no named minor planets in this number range

174101–174200[edit]

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There are no named minor planets in this number range

174201–174300[edit]

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174281 Lonský 2002 SC29 Vladimír Lonský (born 1953), a heart surgeon, works in the Faculty Hospital in Olomouc, Czech Republic. JPL · 174281

174301–174400[edit]

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174361 Rickwhite 2002 TV315 Richard L. White, American astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey JPL · 174361
174362 Bethwillman 2002 TE324 Beth Willman, American astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey JPL · 174362
174363 Donyork 2002 TW343 Don York, American astronomer, one of the founders of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey JPL · 174363
174364 Zakamska 2002 TH369 Nadia Zakamska, Russian-American astrophysicist and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey JPL · 174364
174365 Zibetti 2002 TF371 Stefano Zibetti, Italian astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey JPL · 174365

174401–174500[edit]

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174466 Zucker 2002 YO36 Daniel Zucker, American astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey JPL · 174466

174501–174600[edit]

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174515 Pamelaivezic 2003 BN92 Pamela Ivezic (born 1961), an American singer, musicologist, music educator, a patron of astronomy. JPL · 174515
174567 Varda 2003 MW12 Varda the star-kindler, is the queen of the stars in Tolkien's legendarium JPL · 174567

174601–174700[edit]

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There are no named minor planets in this number range

174701–174800[edit]

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There are no named minor planets in this number range

174801–174900[edit]

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174801 Etscorn 2003 WZ165 Frank T. Etscorn (born 1945), American professor of psychology at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, inventor of the nicotine patch and amateur astronomer, founder of the university's Frank T. Etscorn Campus Observatory JPL · 174801

174901–175000[edit]

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Named minor planet Provisional This minor planet was named for... Ref · Catalog
There are no named minor planets in this number range

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2006). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – Addendum to Fifth Edition: 2003–2005. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN 978-3-540-34360-8. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 


Preceded by
173,001–174,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 174,001–175,000
Succeeded by
175,001–176,000