The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Feature names on Steins
Filed under naming things, Rosetta and Philae, asteroid 2867 Steins, mapping, pretty pictures, asteroids
Craters on Steins are named for gemstones; the single "regio" after Steins' discoverer; and other features will be named for places associated with gemstones.
ESA / OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / RSSD / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA / USGS
A PDF version of this map and more information about the name origins is available from the USGS.
Original image data dated on or about June 1, 2012.
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