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Ireland's chance to name a planet

As part of the celebrations of its first 100 years, the International Astronomical Union — the ...

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15.06 30 Sep 2019


Ireland's chance to name a planet


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15.06 30 Sep 2019


As part of the celebrations of its first 100 years, the International Astronomical Union — the only organisation which is legally entitled to name new stars and planets — has offered each country the chance to name a star and the planet which orbits around it. What should we call it? Ciara chats to by David Moore , Chairman of Astronomy Ireland and Editor of Astronomy Ireland magazine


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