Monday, August 08, 2005

How Are Minor Planets Named?

"The quick version: the discoverer of a particular object has the privilege of suggesting a name to a committee that judges its suitability. Contrary to some recent media reports it is not possible to buy a minor planet. If you have a name you would like to apply, the best advice is 'Go out and discover one!'"

The headline above links to the rest of the article.

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