Meanings of minor planet names: 405001–406000

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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.

405001–405100[edit]

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

405101–405200[edit]

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405201–405300[edit]

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405207 Konstanz 2003 KP18 Konstanz, a city in south-west Germany, situated on the Bodensee lake and the Rhine river bordering Switzerland JPL · 405207

405301–405400[edit]

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405401–405500[edit]

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405501–405600[edit]

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405601–405700[edit]

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405701–405800[edit]

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405801–405900[edit]

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405901–406000[edit]

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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
404,001–405,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 405,001–406,000
Succeeded by
406,001–407,000