After receiving hundreds of nominations, the Naming Committee has selected for the final vote
the best names that relate to the history and culture of our country.
A final voting round was conducted between 9-13 November 2019 with thousands of votes received.
Voting was completed at midnight of 13th Nov 2019.
Cyprus was Assigned the following Planetary System
Star Identification: HD 168746
Star Type: Yellow Dwarf
Planet Identification: HD 168746 b
Estimated Size: 0.993 x the radius of Jupiter
Planet Type: Gas Giant
Press Conference on 29 Aug 2019
Nominating and voting through Sep - Oct 2019
The shortlist will be announced in November 2019
The final selection will take place in November 2019
The selected name will be officially announced in December 2019
Please follow the link below to read the naming rules that apply for this IAU100 NameExoWorlds projectIAU Naming Rules
The Cyprus Space Exploration Organisation (CSEO)
"Launching Cyprus into the Space Era"