USGS Astrogeology Science Center Nomenclature News http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/news News about current and upcoming space missions, USGS gelogic products and historical exhibits en-us <![CDATA[Names Approved for Two Features on Mars: Talas and Navua Valles]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Talas (a crater), and Navua Valles. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Crater on Ceres: Kait]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Kait for a small crater on Ceres. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for Ten Features on Titan]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. ]]> <![CDATA[First 17 Names Approved for Features on Ceres]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Asari, Coniraya, Gaue, Dantu, Ezinu, Fejokoo, Haulani, Kerwan, Nawish, Occator, Kirnis, Rongo, Sintana, Toharu, Urvara, Yalode, and Zadeni. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for a Feature on Mars: Moa Valles]]> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Moa Valles

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Moa Valles for a feature on Mars. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]>
<![CDATA[Name Approved for a Crater on Mars: Moni]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Moni

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Moni for a crater on Mars. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary System Nomenclature.]]>
<![CDATA[Name Approved for a Feature on Mars: Dulce Vallis]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Dulce Vallis

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Dulce Vallis for a feature on Mars. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]>
<![CDATA[Change in Name for Feature on Enceladus]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Samaria Rupes for a feature on Enceladus. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Crater on the Moon: Pierazzo]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Pierazzo Crater

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Pierazzo for a crater on the Moon. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

 

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<![CDATA[Names Approved for Two Montes on Mars]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Coprates Montes Nectaris Montes


The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for two features on Mars: Coprates Montes and Nectaris Montes. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

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<![CDATA[Name Approved for a Crater on the Moon: Slater]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 -0700

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the name Slater for a crater on the Moon. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

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<![CDATA[Names Approved for Five Craters on Mercury]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0700 The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for five craters on Mercury:

Carolan  Enheduanna

Carolan, Enheduanna

Karsh  Kulthum

Karsh, Kulthum

Rivera

and Rivera.

For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

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<![CDATA[Names Approved for Two Craters on Mars: Garni and Rauna]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Garni Rauna

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for two craters on Mars: Garni and Rauna. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

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<![CDATA[Names Approved for Two Mensae on Mars]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Juventae Mensa Nia Mensa

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved the names Juventae Mensa and Nia Mensa for two features on Mars. For more information see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

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<![CDATA[Names Approved for Three Features on Mars]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Badwater Greeley

Syria Colles

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for three features on Mars: Badwater crater, Greeley crater, and Syria Colles. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.

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