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Did You Pay To Name A Planet? You Got Scammed

Did You Pay To Name A Planet? You Got Scammed

Popular Science - By Susan E. Matthews

The International Astronomical Union issues a special report to let you know you’ve probably been screwed. Most of the more than 800 exoplanets discovered have unbelievably boring names — 16 Cygni Bb or HD 41004 Ab, to name a couple. So some enterprising entrepreneurs have started a naming contest …

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