Minor Planets

In our solar system, there are around 700,000 identified minor planets, 500,000 numbered ones, and 20,000 named ones. This directory will have a page for each named minor planet, featuring a new astronomical or astrological asteroid symbol.

To access the pages in this directory, use the screwy search box below and include the phrase "category:minor-planets," or just append a colon and a number to the url of this page.

Alternatively, just start at the beginning: 1 Ceres

Still trying to figure out the best way for readers to navigate this space. Try these list pages, each of which contains about a thousand named minor planets:
1 - 1000
1001 - 2000
2001 - 3000
3001 - 4000
4001 - 5000
5001 - 6000
6001 - 7000
7001 - 8000
8001 - 9000
9001 - 10000
10001 - 12000
12001 - 14000
14001 - 16000
16001 - 18000
18001 - 20000
20001 - 22000
22001 - 24000
24001 - 26000
26001 - 28000
28001 - 30000
30001 - 35000
35001 - 40000
40001 - 100000
100001 - 200000
200001+

And try these info pages, which group minor planets together by theme and name origin:
Info: Astronauts
Info: Astronomers
Info: Award Winners
Info: Der Lahrer Hinkender Bote
Info: Horae
Info: Jupiter Trojans
Info: Muses
Info: Nymphs
Info: Friends & Family of Astronomers
Info: Titans

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