As minor planet discoveries are confirmed, they are given a permanent number by the IAU's Minor Planet Center (MPC), and the discoverers can then submit names for them, following the IAU's naming conventions. The list below concerns those minor planets in the specified number-range that have received names, and explains the meanings of those names.
Neil Norman (born 1972) is a British astronomer, writer, broadcaster, humorist and creator of the Comet Watch internet resource. He is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and creator of the Solar System Bodies and Minor Solar System Bodies internet resources.
Sarah Ireland (born 1996), interested in the pursuit of astronomical knowledge, following in the Canadian tradition of astronomical excellence and embodying the spirit of Beyond the International Year of Astronomy.