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Want to Name an Exoplanet? Uwingu Has a Plan - Universe Today
Screenshot from the Uwingu exoplanet naming website. Astronomers have now discovered nearly 1,000 planets orbiting other stars, and right now these exoplanets all have boring, license-plate-like names, such as HD85512 and GJ 436 instead of endearing, “real” planet names that might offer hints of what that world could be like. And recall the recent extrapolation … Continue reading "Want to Name an Exoplanet? Uwingu Has a Plan"