View Full Version : Nancy is Now on Venus

2010-Jun-17, 10:50 PM
This was posted on USGS Astrogeology Science Center website yesterday: "The name Nancy has been approved for a crater on Venus located at 6.4N, 272.2E." I checked with Jennifer Blue, who posts the latest nomenclature planetary news on the USGS site, wondering if the crater was named for anyone in particular or just Nancys in [...]

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Van Rijn
2010-Jun-18, 08:43 AM
It's not fair to the author of the UT article, but every time I read the title, I read it as "Nancy [Lieder] is Now on Venus." I like the Star Trek reference, though.

2010-Jun-18, 10:24 AM
I did too.