Author Topic: Vulcan and Cerberus win Pluto moon naming poll  (Read 2259 times)

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Vulcan and Cerberus win Pluto moon naming poll
« on: February 27, 2013, 02:34:42 AM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login.  Nothing's official yet - they still have to be officially named by the IAU - but chances are good that Vulcan might be a heck of a lot closer than previously thought.  (suck it, 40 Eridani!)

And there's also Cerberus.  Sensing a bit of a Greek underworld theme?

<--- finally knows the You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login' names   :-D

Size comparison:



Pluto is tiny, Charon is tinier, and the rest of Pluto's moons aren't even big enough to worry about.  It's pretty cool that we even know about them at all.   =D>

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« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2013, 10:45:39 AM »
I missed my chance to get my vote in, but I can go with Vulcan.

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« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2013, 12:04:06 PM »
I didn't know Pluto had a moon. How about Plato?
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« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2013, 05:38:37 PM »
Those are the two I voted. Sweet.
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« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2013, 09:16:26 AM »
*Insert Star Trek pun here*
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« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2013, 11:52:43 AM »
I tried to get former stars on board with Romulus and Remus

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« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2013, 05:19:55 PM »
Quote from: "Alaric I"
I tried to get former stars on board with Romulus and Remus

But if we use all the cool names in our own system, none will be left for the billions of other planets out there.
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