The Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature is maintained by the Planetary Geomatics Group of the USGS Astrogeology Science Center. This work is supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under Contract No. NNH09AL18I issued through the Office of Space Science. This site is developed in cooperation with the International Astronomical Union.
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- the IAU takes waaaaay too long to do their thing. I depend on their naming asteroids and small bodies, of the 50,000 in their backlog they name 20-30 per month >.<Apr 29, 2012
- When have more information inflow that we can deal with, even in groups (and it's made worse by the interest level of the average person). It's all part of the coming singularity.Apr 29, 2012