Sunday, September 03, 2006

Ongoing Planetary Dispute

The issue on which celestial bodies should be considered planets, described by me a week and a half ago, is not over. There are astronomers and planetary scientists who has signed a
petition to change the officially recognized definition at the very next IAU General Assembly in 2009. Thus, my hope that Charon, the celestial body named after a mythological dog, will be recognized as a planet, still lives. I want a planet named after a dog.

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