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New planet named

  1. Sep 22, 2008 #1
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  3. Sep 22, 2008 #2

    russ_watters

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    Hundreds, perhaps thousands.
     
  4. Sep 22, 2008 #3

    mgb_phys

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    Presumably the limiting factor is the number of deities to name them after - the IAU is going to have to start funding reaseach theologians to discover more Small Gods.
     
  5. Sep 22, 2008 #4

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    :rofl:

    So you're saying that they will cease at their attempts to discover more of these dwarf planets once all the god-like names have been taken?
     
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