Meanings of minor planet names: 360,001–370,000

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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 Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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
360,001–361,000 [edit]
360072 Alcimedon 2013 AJ131 Alcimedon, son of Laerceus, and one of the commanders of the Myrmidons under Patroclus.
360762 FRIPON 2005 AT The Fireball Recovery and Inter Planetary Observation Network’s (FRIPON) aim is to locate all the meteorites that fall in France.
361,001–362,000 [edit]
361530 Victorfranzhess 2007 HN16 Victor Franz Hess (1883–1964), an Austrian physicist.
361690 Laurelanmaurer 2007 VN8 Laurel Ann Maurer (b. 1959) is a musician and music teacher, who has brought much joy and appreciation to her students.
361764 Antonbuslov 2008 AK2 Anton Buslov (1983–2014), a Russian astrophysicist, urbanist and blogger.
362,001–363,000 [edit]
362177 Anji 2009 FA30 Anji, a county in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, China.
362793 Suetolson 2011 WQ140 Suzanne G. M. R. Tolson (1959–2013) was a human resources specialist at National Research Council Canada, both in Ottawa and at the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics in Victoria.
362911 Miguelhurtado 2012 CA34 Miguel Hurtado (b. 1978), one of the most enthusiastic OAM (Observatorio Astronómico de Mallorca) La Sagra team members.
363,001–364,000 [edit]
363504 Belleau 2003 UA18 Remy Belleau (1528–1577), a French poet.
363582 Folpotat 2004 CJ3 The Folpotat, a small river in an isolated Jura valley, Switzerland.
363623 Chelčický 2004 PC105 Petr Chelčický (c. 1390-c. 1460), a Czech religious thinker and writer from South Bohemia, known for The Net of True Faith, one of precursors of the Reformation.
364,001–365,000 [edit]
364636 Ulrikeecker 2007 TR105 Ulrike Ecker (b. 1967), the discoverer's wife.
365,001–366,000 [edit]
365130 Birnfeld 2009 DU28 Birnfeld, a small village located in the Hassberge Nature Park in northern Bavaria, Germany.
365131 Hassberge 2009 DQ29 Hassberge, the name of a small and beautiful Nature Park located northwest of Bamberg, Germany.
365159 Garching 2009 DU111 Garching, a German city north of Munich.
365739 Peterbecker 2010 WS12 Peter Becker (1672-1753), a professor of mathematics at the University of Rostock, Germany.
365756 ISON 2010 WZ71 The International Scientific Optical Network (ISON) is an international collaboration of optical observatories. The main scientific tasks of the ISON network are the study of the populations of space debris and minor solar-system, and observation of the optical counterparts of gamma-ray bursts.
365786 Florencelosse 2010 YJ Florence Losse (b. 1963), a French teacher.
366,001–367,000 [edit]
366272 Medellin 2013 AB39 Medellin, the second largest city in Colombia and is a financial, commercial and industrial center.
366689 Rohrbaugh 2003 UM300 Catherine Rohrbaugh is a 7th grade science teacher at Dillard Drive Middle School in Raleigh, North Carolina.
367,001–368,000 [edit]
367406 Buser 2008 QK23 Elisabeth Buser (b. 1959) has been operating a sewing workshop for women from a nearby center for asylum seekers at her home in Winterthur-Hegi for over 10 years. She does this volunteer work on her own initiative. As a mother of six children, she also works as a lollipop lady, helping school children cross the road safely.
367488 Aloisortner 2009 GR2 Alois Ortner (b. 1938), an optician and amateur astronomer.
367732 Mikesimonsen 2005 JX1 Mike Simonsen (b. 1956) is a talented musician, an accomplished horticulturalist, a popularizer of astronomy, and a leader in the study of variable stars.
367633 Shargorodskij 2009 VC75 Victor Daniilovich Shargorodskij (b. 1939), a well-known Russian expert in the field of quantum-optical systems.
367693 Montmagastrell 2010 RZ109 Santa Maria de Montmagastrell is a Catalan village and is home to the Santa Maria de Montmagastrell Observatory.
367943 Duende 2012 DA14 The Duende, a race of fairy or goblin-like mythological creature from Iberian folklore.
368,001–369,000 [edit]
368588 Lazrek 2004 RP24 Mohamed Lazrek (b. 1958), a researcher in Cadi Ayyad University’s department of physics in Marrakech.
368617 Sebastianotero 2004 TM10 Sebastian Otero (b. 1973), an active amateur astronomer in Argentina.
369,001–370,000 [edit]
369423 Quintegr’al 2009 WV195 Established in 2012 by five students of the Paris Conservatoire National Sup´erieur de Musique, Quintegr’al is a brass quintet consisting of Guillaume Fattet (trumpet), Fabien Verwaerde (trumpet), Guillaume Merlin (French horn), Nicolas Cunin (trombone) and Florian Schuegraf (tuba).

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Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 360,001–361,000
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