Naming of Solar System Objects and Features


Asteroids At the dawn of the 19th century, a group of...
Venus Cloud-covered Venus is the second planet from...

Radio Programs

Uranus at Opposition A good showing for “George’s Star” Sunday, October 11, 2015
Moon and Saturn Following a stately planet Saturday, July 25, 2015
Moon and Saturn Names for all the solar system Monday, July 7, 2014
Uranus at Opposition II A giant entourage for a giant planet Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Venus and Mercury Artists land on another world Monday, June 17, 2013
More Moon, Saturn, and Spica A celestial yin and yang Saturday, March 10, 2012
Irene Discovering a "peaceful" planetoid Thursday, May 19, 2011
Mercury in the Morning A planet with a message Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Ready for Vesta Ready to map a giant asteroid Monday, May 2, 2011
Eris Sowing discord in the outer solar system Wednesday, December 8, 2010
More Jovian Moons Picking names for the moons of Jupiter Friday, January 8, 2010

Featured Images

MESSENGER view of crater Degas on Mercury
Painting a Planet Monday, June 17, 2013
Dark lunar features are named seas or oceans
Split Personality Thursday, February 9, 2012


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