Meanings of minor planet names: 98001–99000

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published), a key source is Lutz D. Schmadel's Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, among others.[1][2][3] Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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

98001–98100[edit]

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

98101–98200[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
98127 Vilgusová 2000 SP24 Hedvika Vilgusová, 20th-century Czech book illustrator JPL

98201–98300[edit]

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

98301–98400[edit]

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

98401–98500[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
98494 Marsupilami 2000 UN111 Marsupilami, comic-strip character created by the Belgian cartoonist André Franquin JPL

98501–98600[edit]

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

98601–98700[edit]

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

98701–98800[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
98722 Elenaumberto 2000 YJ8 Elena Persichilli and Umberto Masi, parents of the discoverer JPL

98801–98900[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
98825 Maryellen 2000 YF139 Mary Ellen Craven, companion and partner of the discoverer JPL
98866 Giannabussolari 2001 AC53 Gianna Bussolari (b. 1943) has been a beloved teacher for three decades. Mother of three, she is very much appreciated by a worldwide community of astronomers as a charming guest and hostess, deserving substantial credit for the success of several astronomical conferences organized in Padova. JPL

98901–99000[edit]

Number–Name Prov. Designation Source of Name
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
97,001–98,000
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 98,001–99,000
Succeeded by
99,001–100,000