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Pluto Features Given First Official Names

7 Sep 2017, 14:00 UTC
Pluto Features Given First Official Names NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Ross Beyer

The Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN) of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially approved the naming of fourteen features on the surface of Pluto. These are the first geological features on the planet to be named following the close flyby by the New Horizons spacecraft in July 2015.

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