Astrogeology Science Center

New Names for Enceladus

13 November 2006

The following names have been approved for use on Enceladus: Al-Bakbuk, Al-Fakik, Al-Haddar, Al-Kuz, Al-Mustazi, Ayyub, Aziz, Behram, Fitnah, Ghanim, Hassan, Jansha, Khusrau, Marjanah, Omar, Otbah, Rayya, Shakashik, Sharrkan, Shirin, Zumurrud, Cufa Dorsa, Ebony Dorsum, Anbar Fossae, Khorasan Fossa, Alexandria Sulcus, Baghdad Sulcus, Cairo Sulcus, Camphor Sulcus, Cashmere Sulci, Damascus Sulcus, Hamah Sulci, Labtayt Sulci, Láhej Sulci, and Mosul Sulci.

For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.