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.
Jan Kolár (born 1944) started his professional career in satellite remote sensing in 1975. Since the mid-90s he actively participated in the building of the Czech-ESA relations and significantly contributed to the creation of the Czech Space Office.
Name chosen by Eve Canovan, from Lancaster, UK, as the winner of a national competition to write a story that included an "asteroid" or "asteroids", which was run by the Centre for Life in conjunction with The Times Eureka Science magazine to enthuse and engage children about space.
Christian Marois (born 1974), René Doyon (born 1963) and David Lafrenière (born 1978) developed instruments that allowed seeing an extrasolar planetary system. Doyon was director of the Mt. Mégantic Observatory; Marois and Lafrenière were postdoctoral fellows at the Herzberg Institute and the University of Toronto
Rudolf Pešek (1905–1989) founded the Czech school of aerodynamic engineering. An enthusiastic supporter and popularizer of spaceflight, he became an active member of the International Astronautical Federation and the International Academy of Astronautics. He invented the famous abbreviation CETI, now SETI