Names for some of the New Satellites

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IAUC 8177


SATELLITES OF JUPITER, SATURN, URANUS

     The IAU WGPSN has approved the following new designations and
names of satellites of major planets (cf. IAUC 5347, 7479, 7998, 8023):

    Jupiter XXVIII  Autonoe     = S/2001 J 1
    Jupiter XXIX    Thyone      = S/2001 J 2
    Jupiter XXX     Hermippe    = S/2001 J 3
    Jupiter XXXI    Aitne       = S/2001 J 11
    Jupiter XXXII   Eurydome    = S/2001 J 4
    Jupiter XXXIII  Euanthe     = S/2001 J 7
    Jupiter XXXIV   Euporie     = S/2001 J 10
    Jupiter XXXV    Orthosie    = S/2001 J 9
    Jupiter XXXVI   Sponde      = S/2001 J 5
    Jupiter XXXVII  Kale        = S/2001 J 8
    Jupiter XXXVIII Pasithee    = S/2001 J 6

    Saturn XIX      Ymir        = S/2000 S 1
    Saturn XX       Paaliaq     = S/2000 S 2
    Saturn XXI      Tarvos      = S/2000 S 4
    Saturn XXII     Ijiraq      = S/2000 S 6
    Saturn XXIII    Suttung     = S/2000 S 12
    Saturn XXIV     Kiviuq      = S/2000 S 5
    Saturn XXV      Mundilfari  = S/2000 S 9
    Saturn XXVI     Albiorix    = S/2000 S 11
    Saturn XXVII    Skadi       = S/2000 S 8
    Saturn XXVIII   Erriapo     = S/2000 S 10
    Saturn XXIX     Siarnaq     = S/2000 S 3
    Saturn XXX      Thrym       = S/2000 S 7

    Uranus XXI      Trinculo    = S/2001 U 1

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2003 August 8                  (8177)            Daniel W. E. Green

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