Naming rules


The IAU webpage dedicated exclusively to this topic. The following rules apply specifically to the IAU100 NameExoWorlds project:

See more details below.


1- Proposed names, after translation, should be:

02- In addition, proposed names may not be:

3- All proposed names should be accompanied by a citation explaining the name of no more than 100 words (after translation into English)


04- The selected public names will be recognized by the IAU as the appropriate publically used name for the object(s)