Asteroid 25157, Fabian, was discovered on September 16, 1998 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search (LONEOS) at the Anderson Mesa Station. It has a period of 5 years, 179 days.

It was named for British X-ray astronomer Andrew Fabian (born 1948).

Andrew Fabian

The Fabian strategy, named for the Roman general who seems to have originated it, Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, is a strategy of asymmetrical warfare in which an opponent is worn down through a war of attrition and misdirection.

The meaning of asteroid Fabian seems to be:war of attrition, guerrilla warfare

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