NameExoWorlds Voting

Online polls for public voting commences from 13 October 2019 until 13 November 2019. Results have been submitted to the International Astronomical Union. The IAU Steering Committee will start the vetting process for the official naming of the Exoworlds.

Ten shortlisted NameExoWorlds Brunei Darussalam proposals

Star HD 179949 Exoplanet HD 179949b Theme
a. Arik Rinut Call; Act
b. Arkat Kandila Perpetual
c. Ginis Cikar Beauty
d. Gumala Mastika Gemstone
e. Kalapmalip Diyan Luminous
f. Lantira Kulimpapat Light
g. Maya Berawa Place
h. Nulus Liun Discover; Revolve
i. Semaun Sangkuna Warrior
j. Surapit Petabu Fruit

The highest ranked names of the country’s exoplanet and star (+ two backup names for each pair), in total of three (3) pairs of names, will be submitted to the IAU NameExoWorlds Steering Group for validation.