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Fourteen More Names Approved for Surface Features on Vesta

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for seven craters, two fossae, one tholus, one terra, one planitia, and two rupēs on Vesta. For details, see the list of Vesta feature names and the image of Vesta in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. Coordinates for these names are in a system used by the Dawn Team.