User talk:Urhixidur

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Moons of Jupiter[edit]

On March 10, 2015, you edited {{Moons of Jupiter}} and moved moons of Jupiter articles and their associated talk pages on the theory that the names Jupiter LI and Jupiter LII are permanent names. I believe this is a mistake. See "Satellite Ephemeris File Release". 2015-03-09. , which says, "Jupiter LI (no name yet)" and "Jupiter LII (no name yet)". Also see Scott S. Sheppard. "Jupiter's Known Satellites". , which lists these satellites as "yet to be named". On August 1, 2015,you edited Jupiter LI and Jupiter LII, inserting "It received its permanent name in March of 2015." with the ref "CBET 4075: 20150307 : SATELLITES OF JUPITER, 7 Mach 2015." I believe this reference is in error. If you can establish that the names Jupiter LI and Jupiter LII are really permanent names, please forgive this message. Otherwise, please arrange to have the articles moved back to where they were and rename the moons back to their standard temporary names. Respectfully, —Anomalocaris (talk) 12:20, 7 April 2016 (UTC)

The nuance is that these satellites received their permanent numbers in 2015. Edited accordingly. Urhixidur (talk) 13:59, 7 April 2016 (UTC)
Thank you. Do you have a citation for this, preferably on the public Internet? Also, even if Jupiter LI and Jupiter LII are considered permanent while the longer S/2010 J 1 and S/2010 J 2 are considered temporary, all other moons of Jupiter that have temporary names are listed in Wikipedia under their temporary names, so why are these two listed this way? —Anomalocaris (talk) 16:28, 7 April 2016 (UTC)
The citation is the CBET, unfortunately. You can look at http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/Page/Planets as confirmation. The naming process in astronomy progresses in four stages. First are individual observations, which bear varying identification tags depending on the source (e.g. "SK03J170" in http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/mpec/K03/K03G19.html). Next comes the realization that this could be an actual object, at which point it gets a provisional designation (e.g. S/2003 J 17). Once a sufficient number of separate observations have firmly established the object's existence and orbital details, it gets a permanent designation (e.g. Jupiter L). Normally, the object gets a true name at the same time or very shortly afterwards, as the discoverers have had plenty of time to decide what that name will be and the IAU rules are pretty straightforward. It just so happens that in the cases of Jupiter LI and LII, the discoverers have (presumably) just not had the inclination or time to submit a name. There are plenty of historical precedents for this, such as S. B. Nicholson's refusal to name his discoveries (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinope_%28moon%29#cite_note-Nicholson1938-6). The key point to retain here is that Jupiter LI and LII are not temporary designations. Urhixidur (talk) 16:17, 8 April 2016 (UTC)
OK —Anomalocaris (talk) 20:11, 8 April 2016 (UTC)

Z. Knezevic listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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Meanings of minor planet names CSD G6[edit]

Hi, would you mind processing Meanings of minor planet names: 220,001–230,000 to make way for Meanings of minor planet names: 220,001–230000 to be moved there? You seem like most relevant admin for the job :)   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  12:46, 22 July 2016 (UTC)

All done. How did that mistake ('230000' for '230,000') occur, originally? Urhixidur (talk) 14:11, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
Thank you. Interesting question... Found it! back in 2009, and it wasn't noticed by whoever uncommented it, nor by anyone else in the meantime. I also found Meanings of minor planet names: 3100,001–310,000. These pages seem to get a lot less attention than their List of minor planets counterparts, which is why I've been so busy with them lately.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  15:04, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
3100,001–310,000 has been dealt with forthwith. Urhixidur (talk) 15:25, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
And Meanings of minor planet names: 289001–291000—the intended page was 290001–291000, which exists and contains 289001–291000's content.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  20:01, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
Fixed. Urhixidur (talk) 22:41, 22 July 2016 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:List of minor planets/Helper[edit]

Ambox warning blue.svgTemplate:List of minor planets/Helper has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  01:45, 30 July 2016 (UTC)

Extended confirmed protection[edit]

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Extended confirmed protection (also known as "30/500 protection") is a new level of page protection that only allows edits from accounts at least 30 days old and with 500 edits. The automatically assigned "extended confirmed" user right was created for this purpose. The protection level was created following this community discussion with the primary intention of enforcing various arbitration remedies that prohibited editors under the "30 days/500 edits" threshold to edit certain topic areas.

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Two-Factor Authentication now available for admins[edit]

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A new user right for New Page Patrollers[edit]

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Nomination for deletion of Template:MPES[edit]

Ambox warning blue.svgTemplate:MPES has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  13:47, 28 November 2016 (UTC)

Happy Adminship Anniversary![edit]

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"A. Laurent" is Joseph Jean Pierre Laurent[edit]

The real name of "A. Laurent" (discoverer of 51 Nemausa) was Joseph Jean Pierre Laurent. The Minor Planet Center now lists the discoverer as "J. J. P. Laurent" rather than "A. Laurent". You discussed this at User_talk:Urhixidur/Archive/2004#O._Bancilhon -- P. T. Aufrette (talk) 06:09, 12 March 2017 (UTC)

That is good news, lowering entropy. Urhixidur (talk) 12:49, 12 March 2017 (UTC)

wikinfo[edit]

I have accounts on both wikinfo/English and wikinfo/m (for French) but the latter no longer recognises my password. I've tried asking for a password reset, but I suspect wikinfo/m is still configured with my bigfoot e-address, which has been non-functional since early 2017 (or thereabouts). Can you help me regain access to my wikinfo/m user page? Urhixidur (talk) 20:06, 29 March 2017 (UTC)

Might have to create new accounts. email me with your email address. Going to switch over to wwtrade/wikinfo anyway before two long. I'll create an account for you there. User:Fred Bauder Talk 21:51, 29 March 2017 (UTC)
Let's hold off on that for now. I've managed to sign in, but I can't access the User Preferences (on wwtrade/m only; wwtrade/English works fine) to change anything. Thanks for the quick help. Urhixidur (talk) 01:23, 30 March 2017 (UTC)

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