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New Names Approved for Four Features on Mars

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for four features on Mars: Hadriacus Cavi, Napo Vallis, Huallaga Vallis, and a crater, Auce. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name Approved for Flumina on Titan

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Celadon Flumina for a feature on Titan. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Names Approved for Five Features on Titan

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for five features on Titan: Ecaz Labyrinthus, Kaitain Labyrinthus, Richese Labyrinthus, Caladan Planitia, and Poritrin Planitia. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Names for Three Craters on Vesta

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for three craters on Vesta: Angioletta, Hortensia, and Sentia. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Crater on Mars Named López

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name López for a crater on Mars. For more information, see the map of Mars quadrangle MC-22 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name for a Chaos on Mars

Monday, September 22, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Caralis Chaos for a feature on Mars. For more information, see the map of MC-29 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Names Approved for Two Craters on Mars

Monday, September 15, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for two craters on Mars: Bree and Kotka. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name for a Fossa on Enceladus

Monday, July 21, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Samaria Fossa for a feature on Enceladus. For more information, see the map of Enceladus in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Three New Crater Names Approved for Mercury

Monday, June 23, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for three craters on Mercury: Aneirin, Hafiz, and Sanai. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name for a Crater on the Moon

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Malinkin for a crater on the Moon. For more information, see the map of the Moon quadrangle LAC-144 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name for a Tholus on Mars

Friday, May 9, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Nili Tholus for a feature on Mars. For more information, see the map of MC-13 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name for a Dorsum on Mars

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Aram Dorsum for a feature on Mars. For more information, see the map of MC-11 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Crater on Mars Named Istok

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Istok for a crater on Mars. For more information, see the map of Mars quadrangle MC-25 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Crater on Mars Named Magong

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Magong for a crater on Mars. For more information, see the map of Mars quadrangle MC-10 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Crater on Mercury Named Kuniyoshi

Friday, March 14, 2014

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Kuniyoshi for a crater on Mercury. For more information, see the map of Mercury quadrangle H-11 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.