Tag: naming

50 Where did TRAPPIST-1a go? 2017-02-23T09:19:14.810

15 What is the naming convention for newly discovered objects? 2013-09-25T01:59:59.087

12 Official registry of lunar placenames? 2013-12-10T21:49:54.383

12 What is the name of our Solar System? 2015-06-22T13:06:54.533

10 Why was this asteroid (4864 Nimoy) chosen to be named after Leonard Nimoy? 2015-06-06T17:17:16.407

9 How were the designations of "North" and "South" applied to the hemispheres of Mars? 2014-07-16T16:35:44.007

8 How do scientists name space objects? 2015-11-02T08:48:17.643

7 Who gets to name Planet Nine if it is confirmed? 2016-03-03T21:25:46.263

6 What does designation VY, NML, UU in star names stand for? 2015-01-05T15:28:45.140

6 What do the acronyms in "AT 2017 gfo" mean? 2018-02-23T02:19:48.223

4 Is there a timeline for the naming of the TRAPPIST-1 worlds? 2017-03-13T06:12:27.670

4 Why is Sagittarius A* called so? 2017-11-25T18:07:51.087

4 Why nobody cares to give the nearest stars better names? 2017-11-26T21:20:56.977

3 Why stars are named Gliese? 2015-01-11T15:02:08.320

3 What's the name of outside the cosmic horizon? 2017-08-28T16:24:37.047

3 How to name planets outside our galaxy? 2018-02-05T00:36:05.510

2 Stellar Mapping and Coordinates 2016-09-03T10:07:18.397

2 Whats the name of this eye-shaped galaxy? 2017-11-06T16:00:44.267

2 What does the word "compact" mean in astronomy/astrophysics? 2018-02-26T15:50:11.213

1 If we lived in a multiverse, what would our universe most likely then be named? 2014-02-22T22:23:04.857

1 Which stars have been named after astronomers? 2015-10-23T16:14:16.423

1 Is having a surname which begins with the letter “A” a big advantage for a researcher in astronomy/astrophysics? Is changing our surname a good idea? 2016-11-22T23:06:17.990

1 Is there a relation with the noun planet and to be in a plane? 2017-08-04T09:07:16.783

1 Why does exoplanets' naming start from "b" and not from "a"? 2017-08-24T13:09:14.527

0 What is the official classification and naming system of objects in the universe(, or what would my URI look like)? 2018-06-02T10:09:50.237

0 Why was Uranus named what it was? 2018-11-09T04:09:30.510

-7 Why are a few things in our universe named after chocolate? 2015-02-21T20:06:47.427