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I understand the calendar method of naming, but how are the "final" desingations arrived at? That is, why does, frex, 3200 Phaethon have that precise number? (That the name is chosen by the discoverer, I get.) I'd say this would be very worthwhile adding... TREKphilerany time you're ready, Uhura 10:02, 14 October 2011 (UTC)