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Four New Names Approved for Features on Mercury

Friday, November 22, 2013

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved new names for three craters and one rupes on Mercury: Caravaggio, Savage, Ruysch, and Blossom Rupes. For more information, see the map of Mercury quadrangle H-9 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name for a Crater on Mars - Gan

Friday, November 22, 2013

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Gan for a crater on Mars. For more information, see the map of MC-2 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name for a Mensa on Mars

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Ophir Mensa for a feature on Mars. For more information, see the map of MC-18 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Names for Three Craters on Mars - Betio, Byala, and Halba

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved new names for three craters on Mars: Betio, Byala, and Halba. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.