Astrogeology Science Center

New Approval Status Code

27 March 2007

A new approval status code has been added to the Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature to distinguish 45 lunar names that are listed in the gazetteer, but were never officially approved by the IAU. The approval status code for these names is 7, and the names are shown in brown type and in brackets in the gazetteer lists. Please see the page Specifics of the Gazetteer for more information.