(270556) Kolonica = 2002 GX182 Kolonica is a small village in the vicinity of the astronomical observatory on Kolonica Saddle, Slovakia. Kolonica's inhabitants were very helpful during the observatory construction and still participate often in astronomical activities. The name was suggested by S. Kürti.
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A complete set of naming citations of the numbered minor planets is available in the Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, edited by Lutz Schmadel.