Accession Number : ADA339090

Title :   Outer Solar System Nomenclature.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 1 Mar 90-30 Sep 97,

Corporate Author : HAWAII UNIV HONOLULU INST FOR ASTRONOMY

Personal Author(s) : Owen, Tobias C.

PDF Url : ADA339090

Report Date : 06 MAR 1998

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The Principal Investigator's responsibilities on this grant fell into two categories according to his participation. In the nomenclature work of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). Owen is chair of the Task Group for the Outer Solar System. He is also a member of the IAU's Working Group on Planetary and Satellite Nomenclature (WGPSN) which is composed of the chairs of the several Task Groups plus the presidents of two IAU Commissions and several outside consultants. The WGPSN is presided over by its President, Professor Kaare Aksnes from the Rosseland Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics in Oslo, Norway.

Descriptors :   *ADVISORY ACTIVITIES, *SOLAR SYSTEM, *OUTER SPACE, THEORY, INTERNATIONAL, ASTRONOMY, ASTROPHYSICS.

Subject Categories : Astronomy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE