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IAU Issues Response To Uwingu's Exoplanet Naming Campaign - Universe Today
Given the popularity of the recent contest by Uwingu to suggest names for the closest known exoplanet to Earth (officially named Alpha Centauri Bb or ACBb for short), the International Astronomical Union has issued a statement about their stance on the “official” naming process. The IAU says that while they welcome the public’s interest in … Continue reading "IAU Issues Response To Uwingu’s Exoplanet Naming Campaign"