IAU Transactions XXIIIB
(the following is excerpted from the book published by Kluwer Academic in 1999)
PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTY-THIRD GENERAL ASSEMBLY (KYOTO, 1997)
General Secretary of the Union
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WORKING GROUP FOR PLANETARY SYSTEM NOMENCLATURE (WGPSN)
(GROUPS DE TRAVAIL POUR LA NOMENCLATURE DU SYSTEMS PLANETAIRE)
PRESIDENT: K. Aksnes
MEMBERS: M. E. Davies, M. Ya. Marov, B. G. Marsden, P. Moore, T. C. Owen, V. V. Shevchenko, B. A. Smith
CONSULTANTS: G. A. Burba, L. Gaddis, P. Masson, J. Blue
WGPSN held two morning sessions on 20 August 1997 in Kyoto during the 23rd IAU General Assembly. The meeting was attended by five WG members and one member of an adhering nomenclature Task Group plus four guests. The absent WG members had beforehand by e-mail commented on most of the agenda items, so that representative decisions could be made.
Classifications and names for a record number (815) of features on planetary bodies were approved at this meeting. Since the IAU-approved planetary nomenclature is scattered in many volumes of the IAU Transactions, there is a need for a comprehensive listing of this nomenclature. The U.S. Geological Survey in Flagstaff has in cooperation with WGPSN published such a listing complete up to 1994: Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature 1994 (USGS Bulletin 2129).
1.1. MEMBERSHIP CHANGES
D. Morrison is replaced on the WG and as Mercury Task Group Chair by M.E. Davies. Other TG Chairs 1997-2000 are: V.V. Schechenko (Lunar TG), G.A. Burba (Venus TG), B.A. Smith (Mars TG), T.C. Owen (Outer Solar System TG), and B.G. Marsden (Small Bodies TG).
2. Nomenclature Corrections
3. New Nomenclature
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M O O N (3)
NAME LAT LONG DIAM (km) ATTRIBUTE
Cailleux 60.85 153.3E 50 Andre; French geologist (1907-1.986).
Kozyrev 46.85 129.3E 65 Nikolay A.; Russ. astron. (1908-1983).
Oberth 62.4N 155.4E 60 Hermann; Austr. space sc. (1894-1989).