Astrogeology Science Center

New Names for Uranus Rings

13 November 2006

The following names have been approved for rings of Uranus:

Mu (for R/2003 U 1)

Nu (for R/2003 U 2)

Lambda (for 1986 U1R)

For more information, see the page that describes ring and ring gap nomenclature at the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature web site.