List of named minor planets (numerical)

This is a list of named minor planets in numerical order. As of 23 May 2022, it contains a total of 23,280 named bodies.[1][2] Minor planets for which no article exists redirect to the list of minor planets (see List of minor planets § Main index).

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References[]

  1. ^ "Minor Planet Names: Alphabetical List". Minor Planet Center. 2 May 2022. Retrieved 3 May 2022.
  2. ^ "WGSBN Bulletin Archive". Working Group Small Body Nomenclature. 23 May 2022. Retrieved 28 May 2022.

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