Meanings of minor planet names: 89001–90000

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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published), a key source is Lutz D. Schmadel's Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, among others.[1][2][3] Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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.

89001–89100[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
There are no named minor planets in this number range

89101–89200[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
89131 Phildevries 2001 UC12 Phil DeVries, American entomologist, recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship JPL

89201–89300[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
89264 Sewanee 2001 VN2 The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, home institution of the Cordell-Lorenz Observatory JPL

89301–89400[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
There are no named minor planets in this number range

89401–89500[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
There are no named minor planets in this number range

89501–89600[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
There are no named minor planets in this number range

89601–89700[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
89664 Pignata 2001 YU5 Giuliano Pignata, Italian astronomer, member of the Asiago-DLR Asteroid Survey (ADAS) JPL

89701–89800[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
89735 Tommei 2002 AM Giacomo Tommei, Italian mathematician who works in the field of Celestial Mechanics JPL
89739 Rampazzi 2002 AL7 Francesca Rampazzi, Italian communications specialist, responsible for the National Telescope Galileo and the maintenance of the Asiago Astrophysical Observatory's ADAS archive JPL

89801–89900[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
89818 Jureskvarč 2002 AX203 Jure Skvarč, Slovenian software engineer, who created the data-analysis software for the minor planet and comet search project at the Črni Vrh Observatory and in the Astrovirtel survey of the University of Padua JPL

89901–90000[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
89903 Post 2002 DL3 Cecil Post, American amateur astronomer and former engineer in the antenna section of the physical sciences laboratory in Las Cruces, New Mexico JPL
89909 Linie 2002 ET2 Linie, avant-garde association of artists active in Ceské Budejovice, Czech Republic, 1931–1939 JPL
89956 Leibacher 2002 LJ5 John W. Leibacher, American solar astronomer JPL
89973 Aranyjános 2002 RR117 89973 Aranyjános Discovered 2002 Sept. 8 by K. Sárneczky at Piszkesteto. Hungarian writer, poet, journalist and translator János Arany (1817-1882) wrote more than 40 ballads (translated into over 50 languages), as well as the Toldi trilogy, to mention his most famous works. He is considered to be the most literary Hungarian writer.JPL

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
88,001–89,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 89,001–90,000
Succeeded by
90,001–91,000