Monday, February 11, 2013

Pluto Fans Champion Underworld Names For Mini-Moons

Pluto was named after mythological god of the underworld. Pluto’s tiniest moons, hastily dubbed “P4” and “P5” when they were discovered, are in need of some permanent names related to tales about Hades and the Underworld. Astronomers are turning to the public for help in finding some.Voting is open until Feb. 25 and the entire site can be translated into one of 12 languages for people all over the world to learn more about the proposed names.

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