Meanings of minor planet names: 92001–93000

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published), a key source is Lutz D. Schmadel's Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, among others.[1][2][3] Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.

Minor planets not yet given a name have not been included in this list.

Name Provisional Designation Source of Name
92525 Delucchi 2000 OV2 Fausto Delucchi, Swiss amateur astronomer
92585 Fumagalli 2000 PP8 Francesco Fumagalli, Italian telescope maker and amateur astronomer
92614 Kazutami 2000 QY Kazutami Namikoshi (b. 1938), a friend of the discoverer.
92685 Cordellorenz 2000 QD71 Francis Merritt Cordell and Philip Jack Lorenz, American astronomers after whom the Cordell-Lorenz Observatory is named
92891 Bless 2000 QK236 Robert C. Bless, American astronomer, and Ph.D. advisor to the discoverer


  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. 

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Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 92,001–93,000
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