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New Names Approved for Four Satellites of Neptune

The following names have been approved for four satellites of Neptune:

Neptune IX (Halimede)

Neptune XI (Sao)

Neptune XII (Laomedeia)

Neptune XIII (Neso)

More information about these names can be found on the Planet and Satellite Names and Discoverers page in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.