Most are not particularly noteworthy; only 19,513 minor planets have been given
names (the first nameless minor planet being number 3708). Five minor planets ...
A fuller description of how minor planets are named is given below, but you will
need to understand some basic astronomical concepts in order to fully ...
Offers updated alphabetical list of minor planet names.
Expanding on past practice, satellites of minor planets will, where possible and
appropriate, receive names of mythological characters closely related to the ...
Jul 18, 2009 ... Approximately 15,000 minor planets have been given official names while the
rest are numbered. When asteroids were first discovered, they ...
Apr 1, 2015 ... In 1988 an asteroid or minor planet was discovered, but remained unnamed for
more than ten years. Michael Rudenko, committee member of ...
MIT Lincoln Laboratory, in conjunction with the International Astronomical Union,
named a minor planet discovered by the LINEAR program in honor of the team ...
Minor Planet 2004PX42 Named for John Muir - Johnmuir , A part of the John Muir
Jul 3, 2015 ... Minor Planet Names: Alphabetical List. This is an alphabetical listing of the
names of the numbered minor planets. It was last updated on 2015 ...
At 16, Hamsa Padmanabhan had a minor planet 21575 named 'Hamsa', after her
. She was then a second-year B.Sc student of Fergusson College, when she ...