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[Name Approved for Crater on Mars: Cardona]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Cardona for a crater on Mars. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for Crater on Mars: Negril]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Negril for a crater on Mars. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Name Approved for a crater on Mars: Auki]]> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Auki for a crater on Mars. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.]]> <![CDATA[Names Approved for Three Features on Mars: Hellas Chasma, Peneus Palus and Coronae Planum]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0700 Hellas Chasma, Peneus Palus, and Coronae Planum. For more information, see the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature. ]]> <![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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