Help Name a New Planet

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by Mysterion, Apr 12, 2019.

  1. Mysterion

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  2. Defiler-Of-Redshirts

    Defiler-Of-Redshirts Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    (In Khan's delivery) THIS IS CETI ALPHA V!!!
     
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  3. Random_Spock

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    Pluto 2*

    *kidding :p

    Planet X

    Welp... not really a fan of any of the three choices.
     
  4. Warp Core Breach

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    Let's call it Cindy!
     
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  5. TrickyDickie

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    I voted for Holle, although I would have preferred Minerva, from James P. Hogan's 'Giants' series.
     
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  6. Mysterion

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    Also voted for that choice, though none of the choices really got me too jazzed. Minerva would definitely be better, and I really enjoyed those books.
     
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  7. Refuge

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    I voted Holle too.
     
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  8. Asbo Zaprudder

    Asbo Zaprudder Vice Admiral Admiral

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    There is already an asteroid named Minerva.

    Going by its preliminary designation and the shapes of the bodies that fused to form Ultima Thule, I would have been tempted to name this Kuiper belt object Orio (not Oreo but sounds the same and avoids trademark issues).

    Holle is my choice from the names available.
     
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  9. Santaman

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    I would have called it Captain.. so it would become Captain Planet... :p
     
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  10. XCV330

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    Gonggong.. i just want to hear reporters say that over and over
     
  11. Nyotarules

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  12. CorporalCaptain

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  13. Zander

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    I picked Holle but would have preferred better options.
     
  14. Asbo Zaprudder

    Asbo Zaprudder Vice Admiral Admiral

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    As there are estimated to be 35,000 Kuiper Belt objects larger than 100km, it might be easiest to algorithmically generate and assign names as first realised in the game Elite.
     
  15. Doom Shepherd

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    Gonggong, because Makemake is already a Dwarf Planet, and I want them mentioned together whenever possible.
     
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