Meanings of minor planet names: 95001–96000
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 span of numbers 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. Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative.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 95,001–95,100 95008 Ivanobertini 2002 AH1 Ivano Bertini, Italian astronomer † 95016 Kimjeongho 2002 AA9 Kim Jeongho, Korean geographer and cartographer † 95,101–95,200 95179 Berkó 2002 BO Ernő Berkó, Hungarian amateur astronomer, independent discoverer of the supernova 1999by and of over 160 new double stars † 95,201–95,300 95219 Borgman 2002 CT14 Dennis Borgman, American machinist, carpenter, electrician, plumber, programmer, and amateur astronomer, actively involved with the George Observatory and the Fort Bend Astronomy Club † 95,501–95,600 95593 Azusienis 2002 FU10 Algimantas Azusienis, Lithuanian astronomer † 95,701–95,800 95771 Lachat 2003 EZ49 Damien Lachat, Swiss electronics engineer and amateur astronomer, one of the founders of the Observatoire astronomique Jurassien-Vicques, the discovery site † 95,801–95,900 95802 Francismuir 2003 FM42 Francis Muir, British-American mentor and advisor of the discoverer † 95851 Stromvil 2003 FD123 The Stromvil photometric system, a combination of the Strömgren and Vilnius photometric systems † 95,901–96,000 95939 Thagnesland 2003 KL20 Thaddeus and Agnes Vreeland, maternal grandparents of the discoverer † 95959 Covadonga 2003 SU224 Covadonga Camblor, wife of the discoverer † 95962 Copito 2003 WZ87 Copito de Nieve, "Snowflake", albino gorilla † ‡ Preceded by
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 95,001–96,000
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