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Article Title

Astronomy News

Document Type

Article

Abstract

One of the fringe benefits of discovery has usually been the right to name what one has discovered. In the case of the unmanned NASA space probe, Voyager II, which first photographed a number of previously unknown satellites orbiting the planet Uranus during its fly-by of that giant planet in 1985-86, that duty went to a special naming committee of the International Astronomical Union.

Publication Date

Winter 1988-89

Journal Title

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Volume

25

Issue

1-3

First Page

30

Last Page

31

Copyright

© Copyright 1988 by the Iowa Academy of Science

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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