::Meanings of minor planet names: 159001–160000


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Minor planets not yet given a name have not been included in this list.

Name Provisional Designation Source of Name
159011 Radomyshl 2004 TX13 Radomyshl, Ukraine
159013 Kyleturner 2004 TC21 In memory of Kyle Walter Turner, of Missouri City, TX
159164 La Cañada 2005 JC22 Observatorio de La Cañada (La Cañada Observatory), Ávila, Spain, the discovery site
159181 Berdychiv 2005 US12 Berdychiv, second most populous city in the Zhytomyr region in the northwest of Ukraine.
159215 Apan 2005 WS59 APAN, Associazione Provinciale Astrofili Novaresi, the Italian amateur astronomical association that oversees the Osservatorio Astronomico di Suno, the discovery site
159351 Leonpascal 2007 EB10 Leon Pascal Kocher, grandchild of the discoverer
159409 Ratte 1999 OJ Hyacinthe de Ratte, 18th-century French astronomer
159629 Brunszvik 2002 BT31 Countess Teréz Brunszvik, the founder of the first nursery school in Hungary
159743 Kluk 2003 FW1 Kluk, Czech hill near Kleť mountain, peak of the second ridge of the Blanský les massif
159776 Eduardoröhl 2003 JR17 Eduardo Röhl, Venezuelan scientist, humanist and entrepreneur
159778 Bobshelton 2003 MZ1 Robert Shelton, nineteenth president of the University of Arizona, chaired the Keck Telescope Board from 1997 to 2000, important contributor to the success of the SOAR Telescope in Chile and the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) facility in South Africa
159799 Kralice 2003 RF14 Kralice nad Oslavou village is known for the printing house of the Unity of the Brethren (1578–1620)
159814 Saguaro 2003 SS217 The Saguaro National Park located in a desert landscape to the east and west of Tucson protects the majestic giant saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea) as well as other cacti. The giant saguaro is the supreme symbol of the American Southwest.
159826 Knapp 2003 SF331 Gillian (Jill) Knapp, Anglo-American astronomer and a Founding Mother of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
159827 Keithmullen 2003 TD2 Keith Mullen, American vice president of the Huachuca Astronomy Club of Sierra Vista, Arizona (see also 133753 Teresamullen)
159865 Silvialonso 2004 PX66 Silvia Alonso Perez, teacher of astrometry to many Spanish amateur astronomers
159974 Badacsony 2006 BD141 Badacsony is the name of a region on the north shore of Lake Balaton in western Hungary

Preceded by
Meanings of minor planet names
List of minor planets: 159,001–160,000
Succeeded by

Meanings of minor planet names: 159001–160000 sections