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List of minor planets named after people

This is a list of minor planets named after people, both real and fictional.

Contents

  • Science 1
    • Astronomers 1.1
      • Amateur 1.1.1
      • Professional 1.1.2
      • Planetarium directors 1.1.3
      • Relatives of astronomers 1.1.4
    • Biologists 1.2
    • Cartographers 1.3
    • Chemists 1.4
    • Computer scientists and programmers 1.5
    • Mathematicians 1.6
    • Physicists 1.7
    • Physiologists 1.8
    • Psychologists, psychiatrists, and psycholanalysts 1.9
    • Space exploration 1.10
    • Other scientists, engineers and inventors 1.11
  • Monarchs and royalty 2
  • Nobility 3
  • Politicians and Statesmen 4
  • Teachers 5
    • High school/technical school teachers 5.1
    • College/University professors 5.2
  • War heroes and veterans 6
    • World War II heroes and veterans 6.1
    • Other war heroes 6.2
    • Children died in war 6.3
  • Religion 7
  • Explorers 8
  • Historians 9
  • Other social scientists 10
  • Philosophers 11
  • The arts 12
    • Literature 12.1
      • General authors 12.1.1
      • Novelists 12.1.2
      • Poets 12.1.3
      • Playwrights 12.1.4
      • Satirists 12.1.5
      • Other 12.1.6
    • Visual arts 12.2
    • Architects 12.3
    • Classical music 12.4
      • Composers 12.4.1
      • Conductors 12.4.2
      • Opera Singers 12.4.3
      • Others 12.4.4
  • Entertainment 13
    • Popular music 13.1
    • Film, TV and Theatre 13.2
    • Sports 13.3
      • Olympic medalists 13.3.1
      • Other sports 13.3.2
    • Other entertainers 13.4
  • Contest winners 14
    • Broadcom Masters Competition 14.1
    • Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge 14.2
    • Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 14.3
    • Intel Science Talent Search 14.4
  • Editors and publishers 15
  • Discoverers' relatives 16
  • Others 17
  • Fictional characters 18
    • Characters in classic fiction 18.1
    • Characters in modern fiction 18.2
  • See also 19
  • References 20

Science

Astronomers

Amateur

Professional

Planetarium directors

Relatives of astronomers

Biologists

Cartographers

Chemists

Computer scientists and programmers

Mathematicians

Physicists

Physiologists

Psychologists, psychiatrists, and psycholanalysts

Space exploration

Other scientists, engineers and inventors

Monarchs and royalty

Nobility

Politicians and Statesmen

Teachers

High school/technical school teachers

College/University professors

War heroes and veterans

World War II heroes and veterans

Other war heroes

Children died in war

Religion

Explorers

Historians

Other social scientists

Philosophers

The arts

Literature

General authors

Novelists

Poets

Playwrights

Satirists

Other

Visual arts

Architects

Classical music

Composers

Conductors

Opera Singers

Others

Entertainment

Popular music

Film, TV and Theatre

Sports

Olympic medalists

Other sports

Other entertainers

Contest winners

Broadcom Masters Competition

Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge

  • 2001 winners
    • 15155 Ahn (Ryan J. Ahn, a middle school student from Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)
    • 15559 Abigailhines (Abigail M. Hines, a middle school student from Indiana, U.S.A.)
  • 2002 winners
    • 13434 Adamquade (Adam Robert Quade, a middle school student from Minnesota, U.S.A.)
  • 2003 winners
    • 19564 Ajburnetti (Anthony James Burnetti, a middle school student from Maryland, U.S.A.)
  • 2004 winners
    • 20503 Adamtazi (Adam Ryoma Tazi, a middle school student from Florida, U.S.A.)
  • 2005 winners
    • 21850 Abshir (Iftin Mohamed Abshir, a middle school student from Colorado, U.S.A.)
    • 21933 Aaronrozon (Aaron Alexander Rozon, a middle school student from Hawaii, U.S.A.)
  • 2006 winners
    • 22638 Abdulla (Almas Ugurgizi Abdulla, a middle school student from Florida, U.S.A.)
    • 22656 Aaronburrows (Aaron Phillip Burrows, a middle school student from Texas, U.S.A.)
  • 2007 winners
    • 23768 Abu-Rmaileh (Muhammad Akef Abu-Rmaileh, a middle school student from Arkansas, U.S.A.)
    • 23924 Premt (Prem Thottumkara, a middle school student from Illinois, U.S.A)

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

  • 2002 winners
    • 10237 Adzic (Vladislav Adzic, high school student from New York, U.S.A.)
    • 11685 Adamcurry (Adam Michael Curry, high school student from Colorado, U.S.A.)
    • 11697 Estrella (Allan Noriel Estrella, high school student from Manila, Philippines)
    • 12088 Macalintal (Jeric Valles Macalintal, high school student from Manila, Philippines)
    • 12522 Rara (Prem Vilas Fortran Rara, high school student from Iligan, Philippines)
    • 12553 Aaronritter (Aaron M. Ritter, high school student from Indiana, U.S.A.)
    • 13241 Biyo (Josette Biyo, high school teacher from Iloilo, Philippines, former Executive Director of the Philippine Science High School System)
  • 2003 winners
    • 16999 Ajstewart (Andrew James Stewart, high school student from NSW, Australia)
    • 17984 Ahantonioli (Alexandra Hope Antonioli, high school student from Montana, U.S.A.)
    • 18084 Adamwohl (Adam Richard Wohl, high school student from North Dakota, U.S.A.)
    • 18142 Adamsidman (Adam Daniel Sidman, high school student from Colorado, U.S.A.)
    • 18796 Acosta (Iyen Abdon Acosta, high school student from Maryland, U.S.A.)
    • 19444 Addicott (Charles Michael Addicott, high school student from Florida, U.S.A.)
    • 19488 Abramcoley (Abram Levi Coley, high school student from Montana, U.S.A.)
    • 21395 Albertofilho (Alberto Filho, a technical school teacher from Rio Grande Do Sul, Brasil)
  • 2005 winners
  • 2006 winners
    • 21400 Ahdout (Zimra Payvand Ahdout, high school student from New York, U.S.A.)
    • 21623 Albertshieh (Albert David Shieh, high school student from Arizona, U.S.A.)
    • 21725 Zhongyuechen (Zhong Yuechen, Middle School student from Beijing, China)
  • 2007 winners
  • 2008 winners
    • 24520 Abramson (Ronit Batya Roth Abramson, high school student from California, U.S.A.)
    • 24346 Lehienphan (Le Hien Thi Phan, high school student from Georgia, U.S.A.)
  • 2009 winners
    • 25638 Ahissar (Shira Ahissar, high school student from Rehovot, Israel.)
    • 25642 Adiseshan (Tara Anjali Adiseshan, high school student from Virginia, U.S.A.)
    • 25677 Aaronenten (Aaron Christopher Enten, high school student from Florida, U.S.A.)
  • 2010 winners
    • 26386 Adelinacozma (Adelina Corina Cozma, high school student from Ontario, Canada)
    • 26447 Akrishnan (Akash Krishnan, high school student from Oregon, U.S.A.)
    • 26462 Albertcui (Albert Cui, high school student from Utah, U.S.A.)
    • 26544 Ajjarapu (Avanthi Sai Ajjarapu, high school student from Iowa, U.S.A.)
    • 26557 Aakritijain (Aakriti Jain, high school student from California, U.S.A.)
    • 26737 Adambradley (Adam Bradley Halverson, high school student from South Dakota, U.S.A.)
    • 26740 Camacho (Martin Ayalde Camacho, high school student from Minnesota, U.S.A.)
    • 28400 Morgansinko (Morgan Walker Sinko, high school student from Texas. U.S.A.)
  • 2011 winners
    • 28439 Miguelreyes (Miguel Arnold Silverio Reyes, high school student from Quezon City, Philippines)
    • 28442 Nicholashuey (Nicholas Michael Huey, high school student from Missouri, U.S.A.)
    • 28443 Crisara (Alexander Raymond Crisara, high school student from Texas, U.S.A.)
    • 28444 Alexrabii (Jahan Rabii, high school student from Texas, U.S.A.)
    • 28446 Davlantes (Christopher Joseph Davlantes, high school student from Florida, U.S.A.)
    • 28447 Arjunmathur (Arjun Mathur, high school student from Florida, U.S.A.)
    • 28449 Ericlau (Eric Lau, high school student from Georgia, U.S.A.)
    • 28450 Saravolz (Sara Ellen Volz, high school student from Colorado, U.S.A.)
    • 28451 Tylerhoward (Tyler Trettel Howard, high school student from Kansas, U.S.A.)
    • 28452 Natkondamuri (Nathan Sai Kondamuri, high school student from Indiana, U.S.A.)
    • 28453 Alexcecil (Alexander Michael Cecil, high school student from North Carolina, U.S.A.)
    • 28511 Marggraff (Blake Christopher Marggraff, high school student from California, U.S.A.)[4]

Intel Science Talent Search

  • 2002 Winners
  • 2003 Winners
    • 15421 Adammalin (Adam Mikah Malin, a high school senior from New York, U.S.A.)
  • 2005 Winners
    • 21411 Abifraeman (Abigail Ann Fraeman, a high school senior from Maryland, U.S.A.)
    • 21413 Albertsao (Albert Tsao, a high school senior from Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
  • 2006 Winners
  • 2008 Winners
    • 24121 Achandran (Ashok Chandran, a high school senior from New York, U.S.A.)
  • 2009 Winners
    • 25410 Abejar (Patrick Jeffrey Abejar, a high school senior from New York, U.S.A.)
    • 25422 Abigreene (Abigail Sara Greene, a high school senior from New York, U.S.A.)
  • 2010 Winners
    • 25966 Akhilmathew (Akhil Mathew, a high school senior from New Jersey, U.S.A.)
    • 25979 Alansage (Alan Robert Sage, a high school senior from New York, U.S.A.)
    • 27239 O'Dorney (Evan Michael O'Dorney, a high school senior from California, U.S.A.)
  • 2011 Winners
    • 27072 Aggarwal (Amol Aggarwal, a high school senior from California, U.S.A.)
    • 27257 Tang-Quan (David Tang-Quan, a high school senior from California, U.S.A)
  • 2012 Winners
    • 26200 Vandoren (Benjamin Van Doren, a high school senior from New York, U.S.A.)

Editors and publishers

Discoverers' relatives

Others

Fictional characters

Characters in classic fiction

Characters in modern fiction

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/db_search/show_object?object_id=8068 Vishnureddy
  2. ^ http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/db_search/show_object?object_id=8140 Hardersen
  3. ^ http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150404/sports-other-sports/article/viswanathan-anand-checks-his-name-space
  4. ^ Acalanes High School#Academics
  5. ^ http://www.syossetschools.org/news/story.aspx?id=18387
  6. ^
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "JPL Small-Body Database Browser" http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi (accessed 15 December 2012).
  • Kleť Observatory. "Kleť numbered minor planets" (9 May 2004). http://www.klet.org/names/ (accessed 12 May 2004).
  • Minor Planet Center. "Minor Planet Names: Alphabetical List" (21 April 2011). http://www.minorplanetcenter.org/iau/lists/MPNames.html (was updated 4 June 2011).
  • Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. "Asteroids with a Canadian Connection" http://www.rasc.ca/canadian-asteroids (accessed 25 September 2013).
  • Schmadel, Lutz D. Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (2nd ed.). Berlin; New York: Springer-Verlag, 1993.
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