IAU100 NameExoWorlds Contest

Proposal for star and planet

Both individuals and organizations can apply. The application should be submitted either by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by filling out one of the forms available on this site or on the Google service online.

The application must include the following information:


  • Type of application (from private person, from educational organization, from scientific organization, from amateur association, other)
  • Star name suggested
  • Rationale
  • The planet name suggested
  • Rationale
  • Email address for communication
  • Do you allow anyone to mention the names you have in the public domain, regardless of the voting results? (Yes No)


The Nominating Committee will not publish the proposed titles, but it may be necessary to mention some of them (without authorship) in articles or analytical material - this is a questionnaire for permission to use.

Names must be given in Ukrainian and in Latin transcription. The justification should be written in Ukrainian and contain a short text explaining the choice for each name (several sentences).

Please, read the Names ruling very carefully! Please, understand that the Nominating Committee reserves the right not to correspond with authors of the rejected variants of names that do not comply with these rules.