Meanings of asteroid names/3101–3200


Meanings of asteroid names/3101–3200

|| Kenneth F. Weaver, American senior assistant editor for science of the "National Geographic" magazine [MPC 10311]
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3108 Lyubov || 1972 QM || Lyubov Petrovna Orlova, 20th-century Soviet actress [http://books.google.com/books?id=KWrB1jPCa8AC&pg=PA256&dq=3108+Lyubov+1972&hl=en&sig=ACfU3U3F0z_Bzwkr3lOTnvUIhMtO8v-96Q †]
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3109 Machin || 1974 DC || Arnold Machin, 20th-century British sculptor [MPC 34618]
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3110 Wagman || 1975 SC || Nicholas E. Wagman, 20th-century American astronomer and astrometrist [http://books.google.com/books?id=KWrB1jPCa8AC&pg=PA256&dq=3110+Wagman&hl=en&sig=ACfU3U3F0z_Bzwkr3lOTnvUIhMtO8v-96Q †]
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3111 Misuzu || || Don Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, 16th-century Spanish poet and soldier, who distinguished himself in the campaign in Chile against the Araucanians, inspiration for the epic poem "La Araucana" [MPC 11160]
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3115 Baily || 1981 PL || Francis Baily, 18th-19th-century English astronomer, one of the founders of the Royal Astronomical Society, and namesake of Baily's beads [MPC 11160]
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3116 Goodricke || 1983 CF || John Goodricke, 18th-century Dutch-English deaf-mute astronomer, who identified Algol as an eclipsing variable and discovered δ Cephei [MPC 10847] [http://www.astronieuws.nl/NL-plan.html †]
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3117 Niepce || || David Waring Dunham, American astronomer, organizer of the International Occultation Timing Association [MPC 10847]
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3124 Kansas || 1981 VB || Kansas, United States, the discoverer's home state, and also the University of Kansas, the discoverer's alma mater, to commemorate the centennial of observational astronomy there, which began with the purchase of an Alvan Clark 6-inch refractor in 1885 [MPC 10045]
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3125 Hay || || Petr Ivanovich Bagration, 18th-19th-century Russian (of Georgian descent) general, hero of the war of 1812 who died at the Battle of Borodino [MPC 11160]
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3128 Obruchev || || Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, 18th-century British astronomers who observed the 1761 transit of Venus from the Cape of Good Hope, and later (1763–1767) surveyed the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland, the Mason-Dixon Line [MPC 10847]
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3132 Landgraf || 1940 WL || Werner Landgraf, German astronomer, who established the orbit (and whose initials appear in the provisional designation) [http://www.astro-mainz.de/mzimall/mzast.html †]
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3133 Sendai || A907 TC || Sendai, Japan, the "Heidelberg of the East" (this object was discovered from Heidelberg) and the Sendai Municipal Astronomical Observatory [MPC 10045]
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3134 Kostinsky || A921 VA || Sergej Konstantinovich Kostinskij, 19th-20th-century Russian astronomer, after whom the Kostinsky effect is named [MPC 10548] [http://neopage.nm.ru/ENG/GENERAL/p05.htm †]
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3135 Lauer || || Czech hill, site of Antonín Mrkos' first telescope [http://www.klet.org/names/view.php3?astnum=3137 †]
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3138 Ciney || 1980 KL || Ciney, Belgium, chief town of the Condroz, where the discoverer maintains a residence [MPC 15573]
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3139 Shantou || || Samantha Reed Smith, 20th-century American schoolgirl who became "America's Youngest Ambassador" [MPC 11160] [http://books.google.com/books?id=F2VjAAAAIAAJ&q=3147+Samantha&dq=3147+Samantha&hl=en&pgis=1 †]
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3148 Grechko || || Ulysses S. Grant, American president*
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3155 Lee || || Siberian village, birthplace of Russian etnographers Ivan Evseevich Venyaminov and Afanasij Prokopevich Shchapov [http://books.google.com/books?q=3158+Anga+1976 †]
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3159 Prokof'ev || || Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Soviet cosmonaut [http://books.google.com/books?q=3170+Dzhanibekov+1979 †]
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3171 Wangshouguan || 1979 WO || Shou-Guan Wang, Chinese astronomer*
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3172 Hirst || 1981 WW || William Parkinson Hirst, South African astronomer
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3173 McNaught || 1981 WY || Robert McNaught, British astronomer*
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3174 Alcock || 1984 UV || George Alcock, British comet and nova hunter
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3175 Netto || 1979 YP || Edgar Rangel Netto, Brazilian astronomer*
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3176 Paolicchi || || Olga Maksimilianovna Manuilova, Soviet sculptor [http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&q=3186+manuilova †]
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3187 Dalian || || Vladimir Mikhailovich Aposhanskij, 20th-century Soviet poet and journalist [MPC 11160]
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3191 Svanetia || || Dorsey Taylor Shoemaker, Jr., American businessman and uncle of the second discoverer [MPC 10311]
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3195 Fedchenko ||


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