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Old July 3 2013, 02:53 AM   #7
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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.
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