First Twelve Names Approved for Bennu

12 March 2020

The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved twelve names for the asteroid Bennu: Aetos Saxum, Amihan Saxum, Benben Saxum, Gargoyle Saxum, Huginn Saxum, Muninn Saxum, Ocypete Saxum, Pouakai Saxum, Roc Saxum, Simurgh Saxum, Strix Saxum, and Tlanuwa Regio