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Ten New Names Approved for Mercury Craters

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The following names have been approved for craters on Mercury: Bek, Copland, Debussy, Dominici, Firdousi, Geddes, Hokusai, Kipling, Picasso, and Steichen. For more information, see the list of Mercury crater names and the Mercury nomenclature maps in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.