Names Approved for 10 Small Satellites of Saturn
24 August 2022
The IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature has approved names for 10 small satellites of Saturn. These satellites were named according to the theme for retrograde (with an inclination of 90 to 180 degrees) bodies, and bear the names of giants and giantesses from Norse mythology. The names are Saturn LIV (Gridr), Saturn LV (Angrboda), Saturn LVI (Skrymir), Saturn LVII (Gerd), Saturn LIX (Eggther), Saturn LXI (Beli), Saturn LXII (Gunnlod), Saturn LXIII (Thiazzi), Saturn LXV (Alvaldi), and Saturn LXVI (Geirrod). For more information, please see the full list of Saturnian Satellites in the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature.