The International Astronomical Union is allowing astronomical organisations (like theSkyNet) to submit potential names for 20 exoplanet systems and I was wondering if Asteroids@Home will do the same?
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Message 4484 - Posted: 2 Jun 2015, 12:16:51 UTC

The International Astronomical Union is allowing astronomical organisations (like theSkyNet) to submit potential names for 20 exoplanet systems and I was wondering if Asteroids@Home will do the same? We can submit names and vote on them.


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Message 4487 - Posted: 3 Jun 2015, 10:34:24 UTC - in response to Message 4484.

A@H has nothing to do with naming asteroids, this is in hands of the International Astronomical Union.

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Message 4548 - Posted: 2 Jul 2015, 12:37:13 UTC - in response to Message 4484.

The International Astronomical Union is allowing astronomical organisations (like theSkyNet) to submit potential names for 20 exoplanet systems and I was wondering if Asteroids@Home will do the same? We can submit names and vote on them.

Tom Zolotor

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but not voting!
d 1st cruncher which finds Asteroid, should name it...or can leave a naming to the 2nd cruncher which evaluates!

it would draw many people to A@h!
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Message 4549 - Posted: 2 Jul 2015, 12:37:16 UTC - in response to Message 4484.
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A@H has nothing to do with naming asteroids, this is in hands of the International Astronomical Union.

doesn't A@h propose & find new asteroids...why can't a (users of) A@h name them then?
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