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27 Dec 2018 22:34

(229762) 2007 UK126 and its satellite both have been named, Gǃkúnǁ’hòmdímà and Gǃò’é ǃHú. Besides the fact that those names look horrid, some characters used in the names are not supported in Space Engine. The updated orbital parameters of the satellite is in http://www2.lowell.edu/users/grundy/tnb ... UK126.html
 
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28 Dec 2018 01:57

It's unfortunate, but my guess is that we'll have to wait for Unicode implementation (and maybe custom TTF or OTF fonts) in SpaceEngine to give the pair its proper names.
Thanks for the heads-up, I'll update latest additions soon.
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31 Dec 2018 00:41

Well, as of 31 December 2018, neither the Minor Planet Center nor JPL's Small-Body Database Browser have included 2007 UK126's horrendous name. At least not yet. We'll just have to see whether it will (somehow) be officially used or not.

https://minorplanetcenter.net/db_search ... _id=229762
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?ID=a0229762

I mean, is it even pronounceable? Because that's actually kinda important, considering that one of the criteria for a permanent minor-planet name is for it to be pronounceable...

https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/iau/i ... Named.html
 
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31 Dec 2018 01:34

Pronounceable (in some language).
Those clicking sounds are used in several African languages :) and many other languages have similar sounds, mostly as interjections. Oh, well...
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01 Jan 2019 19:43

Ah, okay. I already suspected that it's actually pronounceable for Africans. Still, it would a huge step for minor-planet-permanent-naming, because I don't think that any other named minor planets have those kinds of interjections like the "ǃ" and the "ǁ." I wonder how the MPC and JPL will respond to that. Maybe they'll exclude the interjections, like Gkún’hòmdímà and Gò’é Hú, and make that as the official name? Or maybe they'll just reject it completely...
 
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02 Jan 2019 14:41

2017 YE5, (54697) 2001 FA70, and (85938) 1999 DJ4.
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10 Feb 2019 05:44

Latest updates for SE 0980 are in OP, with binaries from previous posts and, in no particular order, (7002) Bronshten, (2070) Humason, (2337) Boubin, (7393) Luginbuhl, and others.
(31450) 1999 CU9 is now named (31450) Stevepreston.

Check the updated list in OP for a complete catalog of primary objects.
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