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.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
© Copyright 1988 by the Iowa Academy of Science
Leiker, P. Steven and Hockey, Thomas A.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 25
, Article 8.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/istj/vol25/iss1/8