Meanings of minor planet names: 361001–362000

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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 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.[1][2][3] Meanings marked with or * are from legacy sources may contain errors.

361001–361100[edit]

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

361101–361200[edit]

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361183 Tandon 2006 QB34 Barthelemy Tandon (1720–1775), an astronomer of the Montpellier Royal Society of Sciences. He observed the 1761 transit of Venus. JPL · 361183

361201–361300[edit]

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361267 ʻIʻiwi 2006 SV395 The ʻIʻiwi is a species of Hawaiian honeycreeper endemic to the islands of Hawai`i. It has a curved bill and red and black plumage, and is one of the most common native Hawaiian birds. It is present on most of the islands of Hawai`i, but is listed as a threatened species due to habitat loss and disease. JPL · 361267

361301–361400[edit]

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There are no named minor planets in this number range

361401–361500[edit]

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361450 Houellebecq 2007 BM73 Michel Houellebecq (Michel Thomas, b. 1958), a French author, filmmaker and poet. JPL · 361450

361501–361600[edit]

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361530 Victorfranzhess 2007 HN16 Victor Franz Hess (1883–1964), an Austrian physicist JPL · 361530

361601–361700[edit]

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361690 Laurelanmaurer 2007 VN8 Laurel Ann Maurer (born 1959), a musician and music teacher JPL · 361690

361701–361800[edit]

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361764 Antonbuslov 2008 AK2 Anton Buslov (1983–2014), a Russian astrophysicist, urbanist and blogger. JPL · 361764

361801–361900[edit]

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There are no named minor planets in this number range

361901–362000[edit]

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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
360,001–361,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 361,001–362,000
Succeeded by
362,001–363,000