View Single Post
Old July 3 2013, 03:53 AM   #7
Fleet Captain
CaptainDonovin's Avatar
Location: Labrador City. woof
View CaptainDonovin's Twitter Profile
Re: IAU Rejects name of Vulcan for Pluto moon

R. Star wrote: View Post
Wasn't Vulcan another planet near the sun for awhile until they realized Vulcan and Mercury were the same planet?
Sort of, Vulcan was a planet that was hypothesized in the 19th century to exist between Mercury & the Sun to explain some oddities in Mercury's orbit.
Long live DS9!
CaptainDonovin is offline   Reply With Quote