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Three New Names Approved for Martian Features

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for two craters (Cayon and Fancy) and a serpens (Aeolis Serpens) on Mars. For more information, see the maps of MC-15 and MC-23 for Aeolis Serpens and MC-28 for Cayon and Fancy in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.