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Starting January 14, the 2007 Mumbai Festival hits the city. Make way for the food showcases, shopping, sports, craft, theatre and children's festivals. Old favourites like the auto rickshaw race, gully cricket, the fish trawler race return. Not to miss are performances by Australian and Japanese cultural groups, this year's guest countries. Among the rest, here's our pick Watch ...
Rookie put in shade under old oak tree 
Daily Telegraph - 30 minutes ago
Italy's 25-year-old rookie professional Edoardo Molinari arrived at the par-five ninth leading the tournament on 10-under-par but ends the day behind as a blunder at the ninth costs him dear.

What the Hell Happened to American Figure Skating? 
Gay Wired - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
The Grand Prix of Figure Skating finals, which were held in St. Petersburg, Russia, are over and the American’s walk away with a big goose egg. Not only did no American win, but none even medalled in any of the four disciplines.

BASKETBALL Kid 
Asahi.com - Jan 10 9:55 PM
It all started innocently enough back in 1998. A high school basketball coach in New York handed an amateur videotape of some of the kids he coached in summer ball to some marketing people from AND 1, a fledgling Philadelphia-based sports footwear company.

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This is a list of the sources of asteroid names. Those meanings marked with an asterisk (*) are guesswork, and should be Japanesse Amateur checked against Lutz D. Schmadel's Dictionary of Japanes Amateur Minor Planet Names to ensure that the identification is correct. Names established Japanees Amateur from other sources should quote the reference.

Asteroids not yet given a name have not been included in Japnese Amateur this list.

Contents: 7501... 7601... 7701... Jappanese Amateur 7801... 7901...

Name Provisional Designation Source of Name
7501-7600
7501 Farra 1996 VD3 Farra d'Isonzo*
7504 Kawakita 1997 AF1 *
7505 Furusho 1997 AM2 *
7506 Lub 4837 P-L Jan Lub, Japanse Amateur Dutch astronomer †
7507 Israel 7063 P-L Frank Pieter Israel, Dutch astronomer †
7508 Icke 2327 T-3 Vincent Icke, Japannese Amateur Dutch astronomer †
7509 Gamzatov 1977 EL *
7511 Patcassen 1981 EX24 Patrick Cassen, Japanee Amateur American astrophysicist †
7512 Monicalazzarin 1983 CA1 Monica Lazzarin, Italian astronomer*
7516 Kranjc 1987 MC Aldo Kranjc, Apanese Amateur Italian astronomer*
7519 Paulcook 1989 UN3 *
7525 Kiyohira 1992 YE Kiyohira Fujiwara, founder of Fujiwara clan in Japan
7528 Huskvarna 1993 FS39 Huskvarna, Sweden†
7529 Vagnozzi 1994 BC Antonio Vagnozzi, Japaese Amateur Italian amateur astronomer*
7530 Mizusawa 1994 GO1 Commemoration of hundredth anniversary Japamese Amateur of International Latitude Observatory at Mizusawa, Japan
7531 Pecorelli 1994 SC *
7532 Pelhřimov 1995 UR1 Pelhřimov, town Japanesee Amateur in the Czech Republic †
7536 Fahrenheit 1995 WB7 Gabriel Fahrenheit, German-born Dutch Japnaese Amateur scientist †
7537 Solvay 1996 HS8 Ernest Solvay, Belgian Jpanese Amateur chemist and philanthropist †
7538 Zenbei 1996 VE6 *
7541 Nieuwenhuis 4019 T-3 Henk Nieuwenhuis, Dutch amateur astronomer, Eisinga Planetarium †
7543 Prylis 1973 SY *
7544 Tipografiyanauka 1976 UB2 The old established publishing house Tipografiya Nauka in Moscow? *
7545 Smaklösa 1978 OB Smaklösa, Swedish musical group † ‡
7548 Engström 1980 FW2 Albert Engström, Swedish writer and artist †
7549 Woodard 1980 TO5 Adrian Russell Woodard, youngest grandson of the discoverers †
7550 Woolum 1981 EV8 Dorothy S. Woolum, American astrophysicist and meteoriticist †
7551 Edstolper 1981 EF26 Edward M. Stolper, American geologist †
7552 Sephton 1981 EB27 Mark A. Sephton, British geochemist and meteoriticist †
7553 Buie 1981 FG Marc. W. Buie, American astronomer †
7554 Johnspencer 1981 GQ *
7555 Venvolkov 1981 SZ6 *
7558 Yurlov 1982 TB2 *
7560 Spudis 1986 AJ Paul D. Spudis, American planetary geologist †
7561 Patrickmichel 1986 TR2 Patrick Michel, French astronomer*
7562 Kagiroino-Oka 1986 WO9 Place in one of the poems in the collection Manyousyu
7565 Zipfel 1988 RD11 Jutta Zipfel, German curator of meteorites at the Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg (Senckenberg Research Institute) in Frankfurt †
7571 Weisse Rose 1989 EH6 Die Weiße Rose, a resistance movement in Germany in World War II which called for nonviolent resistance to the Nazi regime. Numerous members of the movement were arrested and executed
7572 Znokai 1989 SF Cultural and social organization of staff of Mizusawa International Latitude Observatory
7573 Basfifty 1989 VX *
7575 Kimuraseiji 1989 YK *
7578 Georgböhm 1990 SP7 Georg Böhm, German organist †
7580 Schwabhausen 1990 TM7 *
7581 Yudovich 1990 VY13 *
7583 Rosegger 1991 BA3 Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet, novelist and writer*
7584 Ossietzky 1991 GK10 Carl von Ossietzky, German pacifist and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1935*
7586 Bismarck 1991 RH7 Otto von Bismarck, German statesman*
7587 Weckmann 1992 CF3 Matthias Weckmann, German organist †
7590 Aterui 1992 UP4 *
7592 Takinemachi 1992 WR3 *
7594 Shotaro 1993 BH2 Shotaro Miyamoto, Japanese amateur astronomer*
7595 Växjö 1993 FN26 Växjö, Sweden †
7596 Yumi 1993 GH Shigeru Yumi, Japanese astronomer
7597 Shigemi 1993 GM *
7599 Munari 1994 PB Ulisse Munari, Italian astronomer †
7600 Vacchi 1994 RB1 *
7601-7700
7602 Yidaeam 1994 YW1 *
7603 Salopia 1995 OA2 Shropshire, UK
7604 Kridsadaporn 1995 QY2 *
7607 Billmerline 1995 SB13 *
7608 Telegramia 1995 UO1 The IAU Circulars (originally circulated by telegram) †
7610 Sudbury 1995 XB Sudbury Basin, Canada*
7611 Hashitatsu 1996 BW1 *
7614 Masatomi 1996 EA *
7616 Sadako 1996 VF2 *
7618 Gotoyukichi 1997 AU4 *
7620 Willaert 4077 P-L Adrian Willaert, Flemish composer*
7621 Sweelinck 4127 P-L Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer †
7622 Pergolesi 6624 P-L Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer*
7623 Stamitz 9508 P-L Carl Stamitz, German composer*
7624 Gluck 1251 T-1 Christoph Willibald Gluck, German composer*
7625 Louisspohr 2150 T-2 Louis Spohr, German composer*
7627 Wakenokiyomaro 1977 DS4 Wake no Kiyomaro, Japanese official
7628 Evgenifedorov 1977 QY *
7629 Foros 1977 QK1 Crimean health resort
7631 Vokrouhlický 1981 WH *
7632 Stanislav 1982 UT5 *
7633 Volodymyr 1982 UD7 *
7634 Shizutani-Kou 1982 VO3 Oldest Japanese school building
7636 Comba 1984 CM *
7638 Gladman 1984 UX Brett J. Gladman, Canadian astronomer †
7639 Offutt 1985 DC1 Warren Offutt (b. 1928), amateur astronomer* [1]
7640 Marzari 1985 PX Francesco Marzari, Italian astronomer
7644 Cslewis 1988 VR5 C. S. Lewis, British writer †
7645 Pons 1989 AC2 Jean Louis Pons, French astronomer †
7647 Etrépigny 1989 SR2 Etrépigny, French village †
7649 Bougainville 1990 SV5 Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, French explorer †
7650 Kaname 1990 UG Kaname Nakamura, Japanese amateur astronomer*
7651 Villeneuve 1990 VD6 Don Villeneuve, anthropologist, friend of the discoverer †
7655 Adamries 1991 YM1 Adam Ries, German mathematician*
7656 Joemontani 1992 HX Joseph L. Montani, senior research specialist with the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory of the University of Arizona and member of the Spacewatch team †
7657 Jefflarsen 1992 HK1 Jeffrey Arthur Larsen, American astronomer*
7661 Reincken 1994 PK38 Johann Adam Reincken, German organist †
7665 Putignano 1994 TK3 Putignano, a town and comune in the province of Bari, Puglia, Italy
7666 Keyaki 1994 VC1 *
7668 Mizunotakao 1995 BR3 *
7669 Malše 1995 PB The Malše, Czech river †
7670 Kabeláč 1995 QJ *
7671 Albis 1995 UK1 Latin name for the Elbe river †
7672 Hawking 1995 UO2 Stephen Hawking, British physicist †
7673 Inohara 1995 UY3 *
7674 Kasuga 1995 VO1 Ryo Kasuga, Japanese Buddhist priest
7675 Gorizia 1995 WT5 *
7677 Sawa 1995 YP3 *
7678 Onoda 1996 CW2 *
7679 Asiago 1996 CA9 *
7680 Cari 1996 HB *
7681 Chenjingrun 1996 YK2 *
7682 Miura 1997 CY19 *
7683 Wuwenjun 1997 DE *
7684 Marioferrero 1997 EY Mario A. Ferrero, Italian astronomer*
7686 Wolfernst 2024 P-L Wolfgang Ernst, German amateur astronomer associated with the Starkenburg Observatory (Starkenburg-Sternwarte) † ‡
7687 Matthias 2099 P-L Matthias Busch, German amateur astronomer associated with the Starkenburg Observatory (Starkenburg-Sternwarte) † ‡
7688 Lothar 2536 P-L Lothar Kurtze, German amateur astronomer † ‡
7689 Reinerstoss 4036 P-L Reiner Stoss, German amateur astronomer † ‡
7690 Sackler 2291 T-1 *
7691 Brady 3186 T-3 *
7692 Edhenderson 1981 EZ25 Edward P. Henderson, American curator of meteorites at the Smithsonian Institution until 1992 †
7694 Krasetín 1983 SF Krastein, Czech village †
7695 Přemysl 1984 WA1 Premysl, legendary Bohemian ruler †
7696 Liebe 1988 JD *
7698 Schweitzer 1989 AS6 Albert Schweitzer, German theologian, musician, philosopher, physician and Nobelist*
7699 Božek 1989 CB4 Josef Božek, Czech engineer †
7700 Rote Kapelle 1990 TE8 Red Orchestra, the Soviet espionage ring in occupied Europe during World War II*
7701-7800
7701 Zrzavý 1990 TX8 Jan Zrzavý, Czech artist †
7704 Dellen 1992 EB7 Dellen, Swedish lake system formed by a meteor impact†
7705 Humeln 1993 FU7 Humeln, Swedish lake formed by a meteor impact†
7706 Mien 1993 FZ36 Lake Mien, Swedish lake formed by a meteor impact†
7707 Yes 1993 HM1 Yes, rock group*
7710 Ishibashi 1994 WT2 *
7711 Říp 1994 XF Říp, a hill near Prague, Czech Republic †
7713 Tsutomu 1995 YE *
7714 Briccialdi 1996 CC1 Giulio Briccialdi, Italian composer*
7715 Leonidarosino 1996 CR7 Leonida Rosino, Italian astronomer*
7716 Ube 1996 DA3 *
7717 Tabeisshi 1997 AL5 *
7718 Desnoux 1997 EP30 *
7720 Lepaute 4559 P-L *
7721 Andrillat 6612 P-L Yvette Andrillat and/or Henri Andrillat, French astronomers*
7722 Firneis 2240 T-2 Maria Firneis, Austrian astronomer*
7723 Lugger 1952 QW *
7725 Sel'vinskij 1972 RX1 Il'ya L'vovich Sel'vinskij, Soviet poet
7726 Olegbykov 1974 QM2 Oleg Pavlovich Bykov, Russian astronomer †
7727 Chepurova 1975 EA3 *
7728 Giblin 1977 AW2 Ian Giblin, British physicist †
7729 Golovanov 1977 QY3 Yaroslav Kirillovich Golovanov, Russian space engineer and scientific journalist †
7735 Scorzelli 1980 UL1 Rosa Scorzelli, Brazilian meteoriticist †
7736 Nizhnij Novgorod 1981 RC5 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia*
7737 Sirrah 1981 VU (= Harris backwards) Alan William Harris, astronomer*
7738 Heyman 1981 WS1 *
7739 Čech 1982 CE Eduard Čech, Czech mathematician †
7740 Petit 1983 RR2 *
7741 Fedoseev 1983 RR4 *
7742 Altamira 1985 US Altamira, cave in Spain with cave art †
7747 Michałowski 1987 SO *
7749 Jackschmitt 1988 JP Harrison 'Jack' Schmitt, American planetary geologist, last astronaut on the Moon, and later a senator †
7750 McEwen 1988 QD1 Alfred McEwen, American planetary geologist †
7752 Otauchunokai 1988 US *
7754 Gopalan 1989 TT11 Gopalan Srinivasan, Canadian geologist and meteoriticist †
7755 Haute-Provence 1989 YO5 Observatoire de Haute-Provence, France*
7756 Scientia 1990 FR1 Science*
7758 Poulanderson 1990 KT Poul Anderson, American science fiction writer †
7763 Crabeels 1990 UT5 *
7766 Jododaira 1991 BH2 *
7767 Tomatic 1991 RB5 *
7769 Okuni 1991 VF4 *
7770 Siljan 1992 EQ8 Siljan, Swedish lake formed by a meteor impact†
7771 Tvären 1992 EZ9 Tvären, Swedish lake formed by a meteor impact†
7775 Taiko 1992 XD *
7776 Takeishi 1993 BF *
7777 Consadole 1993 CO1 *
7778 Markrobinson 1993 HK1 Mark Robinson, American planetary geologist †
7779 Susanring 1993 KL Susan Ring, author*
7780 Maren 1993 NJ *
7781 Townsend 1993 QT *
7782 Mony 1994 CY *
7787 Annalaura 1994 WW Annalaura Calvani, wife of Luciano Tesi, co-discoverer of the object †
7788 Tsukuba 1994 XS *
7789 Kwiatkowski 1994 XE6 Teofil Kwiatkowski, Polish painter*
7790 Miselli 1995 DK2 Furio Miselli, Italian poet*
7791 Ebicykl 1995 EB Ebicykl, a tradition of cycling to Czech and Slovak observatories held by a group of astronomers †
7794 Sanvito 1996 AD4 *
7796 Járacimrman 1996 BG Jára da Cimrman, fictional Czech genius †
7797 Morita 1996 BK2 *
7799 Martinšolc 1996 DW1 Martin Šolc, Czech astronomer †
7800 Zhongkeyuan 1996 EW2 *
7801-7900
7801 Goretti 1996 GG2 *
7802 Takiguchi 1996 XG1 *
7803 Adachi 1997 EW2 *
7804 Boesgaard 3083 P-L Ann Merchant Boesgaard, American astronomer †
7805 Moons 7610 P-L *
7812 Billward 1984 UT *
7813 Anderserikson 1985 UF3 Anders Erikson, Swedish astronomer†
7815 Dolon 1987 QN Dolon, mythical Trojan warrior †
7816 Hanoi 1987 YA Hanoi, Vietnam*
7818 Muirhead 1990 QO *
7824 Lynch 1991 RM2 *
7826 Kinugasa 1991 VO Sachio Kinugasa, Japanese professional baseball player
7829 Jaroff 1992 WY4 *
7830 Akihikotago 1993 DC1 Akihiko Tago, Japanese amateur (?) astronomer*
7831 François-Xavier 1993 FQ François-Xavier Bagnoud, French pilot
7833 Nilstamm 1993 FV32 Nils Tamm, Swedish amateur astronomer and artist, whose private observatory is now the Kvistabergs Observatorium, an observing station of the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory †
7837 Mutsumi 1993 TX *
7838 Feliceierman 1993 WA *
7840 Hendrika 1994 TL3 Hendrika Cornelia Marshall Aikman (née Grootendorst), wife of the discoverer †
7842 Ishitsuka 1994 XQ *
7844 Horikawa 1995 YL1 *
7845 Mckim 1996 AC Richard McKim, British amateur astronomer*
7846 Setvák 1996 BJ Martin Setvák, Czech meteorologist †
7847 Mattiaorsi 1996 CS8 *
7848 Bernasconi 1996 DF1 Giovanni and Angelo Bernasconi, Italian amateur astronomers †
7849 Janjosefrič 1996 HR Josef Jan Frič, Czech amateur astronomer, founder of Ondřejov Observatory*
7850 Buenos Aires 1996 LH Buenos Aires, Argentina*
7851 Azumino 1996 YW2 *
7852 Itsukushima 7604 P-L *
7853 Confucius 2086 T-2 Confucius, Chinese philosopher*
7854 Laotse 1076 T-3 Lao Zi, Chinese philosopher*
7855 Tagore 4092 T-3 Rabindranath Tagore, poet*
7856 Viktorbykov 1975 VB1 *
7857 Lagerros 1978 QC3 Johan S. V. Lagerros, Swedish astronomer†
7858 Bolotov 1978 SB3 Andrej Timofeevich Bolotov, 18th-century Russian writer, scientist, agriculturist, selectionist, forester and builder of parks †
7859 Lhasa 1979 US Lhasa, Tibet †
7860 Zahnle 1980 PF Kevin J. Zahnle), American space research scientist †
7861 Messenger 1981 EK25 Scott R. Messenger, American space scientist †
7862 Keikonakamura 1981 EE28 Keiko Nakamura Messenger, Japanese-American(?) space scientist †
7863 Turnbull 1981 VK Margaret A. ("Maggie") Turnbull, American astrobiologist †
7866 Sicoli 1982 TK Piero Sicoli, Italian amateur astronomer †
7867 Burian 1984 SB1 Zdeněk Burian, Czech artist †
7868 Barker 1984 UX2 *
7871 Tunder 1990 SW4 Franz Tunder, German organist †
7873 Böll 1991 AE3 Heinrich Böll, German novelist and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1972*
7881 Schieferdecker 1992 RC7 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, German organist †
7886 Redman 1993 PE Roderick Oliver Redman and Russell Ormond Redman, American-Canadian astronomers †
7887 Bratfest 1993 SU2 Oktober-fest style gathering hosted by the graduate students of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona
7890 Yasuofukui 1994 TC3 *
7891 Fuchie 1994 VJ7 *
7892 Musamurahigashi 1994 WQ12 Musashimurayama-Higashi High School, Japan*
7894 Rogers 1994 XC1 *
7895 Kaseda 1995 DK1 *
7896 Švejk 1995 EC The Good Soldier Švejk, character created by Jaroslav Hašek †
7897 Bohuška 1995 EL1 *
7898 Ohkuma 1995 XR1 *
7899 Joya 1996 BV3 *
7900 Portule 1996 CV8 *
7901-8000
7901 Konnai 1996 DP *
7902 Hanff 1996 HT17 Johann Nicolaus Hanff, German organist †
7903 Albinoni 1996 HV24 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer †
7904 Morrow 1997 JL4 *
7905 Juzoitami 1997 OX *
7906 Melanchton 3081 P-L Philipp Melanchthon, German theologian*
7907 Erasmus 4047 P-L Erasmus, Dutch humanist †
7908 Zwingli 4192 T-1 Huldrych Zwingli, Reformation theologian*
7910 Aleksola 1976 GD2 Aleksandr Anatol'evich Solov'yov, Russian (Kalmuk) poet and astronomer †
7911 Carlpilcher 1977 RZ8 Carl Bernard Pilcher, American astronomer*
7912 Lapovok 1978 PO3 *
7913 Parfenov 1978 TU8 *
7919 Prime 1981 EZ27 7919, thousandth prime number*
7921 Huebner 1982 RF *
7923 Chyba 1983 WJ Christopher Frank Chyba, American astrophysicist, astrobiologist, security advisor on nuclear proliferation and arms control*
7924 Simbirsk 1986 PW4 Simbirsk, a region in Russia, formerly Ulyanovsk*
7925 Shelus 1986 RX2 *
7928 Bijaoui 1986 WM5 Albert Bijaoui, French astronomer, born in Tunisia*
7933 Magritte 1989 GP4 René Magritte Lessines, Belgian painter †
7934 Sinatra 1989 SG1 Frank Sinatra, singer*
7936 Mikemagee 1990 OW2 *
7939 Asphaug 1991 AP1 Erik Ian Asphaug, American astronomer*
7940 Erichmeyer 1991 EO1 Erich Meyer, Austrian amateur astronomer †
7945 Kreisau 1991 RK7 *
7947 Toland 1992 BE2 John Toland, British freethinker †
7948 Whitaker 1992 HY *
7950 Berezov 1992 SS26 Siberian town
7953 Kawaguchi 1993 KP *
7954 Kitao 1993 SQ2 *
7955 Ogiwara 1993 WE *
7956 Yaji 1993 YH *
7957 Antonella 1994 BT *
7958 Leakey 1994 LE3 *
7960 Condorcet 1994 PW16 Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet, French philosopher †
7961 Ercolepoli 1994 TD2 Ercole Poli, Italian amateur astronomer †
7963 Falcinelli 1995 CA *
7965 Katsuhiko 1996 BD1 *
7966 Richardbaum 1996 DA Richard Myer Baum, Britsih amateur astronomer and author*
7967 Beny 1996 DV2 Michal "Beny" Böhm, friend of the discoverer †
7968 Elst-Pizarro 1996 N2 Eric Walter Elst and Guido Pizarro, discoverers (from comet name) †
7970 Lichtenberg 6065 P-L Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, German physicist*
7971 Meckbach 9002 P-L *
7972 Mariotti 1174 T-1 *
7973 Koppeschaar 1344 T-2 Carl Egon Koppeschaar, Dutch science writer †
7974 Vermeesch 2218 T-2 Theo Vermeesch, former director of the Simon Stevin Popular Observatory at Hoeven in the Netherlands †
7976 Pinigin 1977 QT2 Gennadij Ivanovich Pinigin, Russian astronomer, director of the Nikolaev Astronomical Observatory †
7978 Niknesterov 1978 SR4 *
7979 Pozharskij 1978 SV7 Dmitry Pozharsky, 17th century Russian hero*
7980 Senkevich 1978 TD2 Henryk Sienkiewicz, 19th century Polish writer*
7983 Festin 1980 FY Leif Festin, Swedish astronomer †
7991 Kaguyahime 1981 UT7 Main female character in old Japanese romance Taketori-monogatari
7992 Yozan 1981 WC *
7994 Bethellen 1983 CQ2 Beth Ellen Clark, American astronomer †
7995 Khvorostovsky 1983 PX *
7996 Vedernikov 1983 RX3 *
7998 Gonczi 1985 JK *
7999 Nesvorný 1986 RA3 *
8000 Isaac Newton 1986 RL5 Isaac Newton, scientist*
Preceded by
7001–7500
Meanings of asteroid names
List of asteroids (7501-8000)
Succeeded by
8001–8500
Search Term: "Meanings_of_asteroid_names_%287501-8000%29"