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NameExoWorlds Help decide the names of planets orbiting other stars

7 Jul 2014, 11:01 UTC
NameExoWorlds  Help decide the names of planets orbiting other stars
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Image Credit: IAU / M. Kornmesser / N. Risinger (skysurvey.org) The International Astronomical Union has unveiled a worldwide contest, NameExoWorlds, which gives the public a role in naming planets and their host stars beyond the solar system. This contest is creating some controversy. Nonetheless, it is an interesting contest for teachers to work with their […]

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