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Ten New Crater Names Approved on Mercury

Monday, December 16, 2013

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved new names for ten craters on Mercury: Barney, Berlioz, Calder, Capote, Caruso, Ensor, Giambologna, Lennon, Remarque, and Vieira da Silva. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

New Name Approved for Use on Mars - Simois Colles

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Simois Colles for a group of small hills on Mars. For more information, see the map of MC-24 in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

Five New Names Approved for Use on Titan

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved five new names for Titan: Hammar Lacus, Müggel Lacus, Kutch Lacuna, Nakuru Lacuna, and Woytchugga LacunaFor more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.