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First Names for Vesta Approved

Monday, October 3, 2011

The names of fourteen craters and one tholus have been approved for Vesta. For details, see the list of Vesta feature names in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. Coordinates for these names are in a system used by the Dawn Team.