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Peer Review: A47833734 - Sedna (Update for A4149470 Sedna - The Tenth Planet?)

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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Entry: Sedna (Update for A4149470 Sedna - The Tenth Planet?) - A47833734
Author: Galaxy Babe aka Ms GB A47534448 - U128652

Update for A4149470

GB
smiley - galaxy


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toybox

I'll read it in more detail later, but, really, this was shocking:

>>However, unlike many of the other planets, Sedna has an extreme elliptical orbit, far greater than that of Pluto.<<

Pluto? Are you not speaking of planets?

smiley - nahnah

http://xkcd.com/473/


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - ok


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RadoxTheGreen - Retired

Sedna? Wasn't it called Xena?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4304048.stm


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

It was until the official name was agreed upon, I'll add that for amusement factorsmiley - ok


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - dohNo, that was Eris smiley - smiley


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RadoxTheGreen - Retired

When did Eris get renamed Sedna? I've not seen anything about it.


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RadoxTheGreen - Retired

Ah, further investigation reveals that 90377 Sedna was discovered in 2003 and, at the time, was hailed as the 10th planet.

136199 Eris was discovered in 2005, when it was also hailed as the 10th planet. It was called 'Xena' by its discoverer and its moon 'Gabrielle' but when they got the official names Xena became Eris and Gabrielle became Dysnomia (daughter of Eris and demon of Lawlessness, said to be an obscure reference to Lucy Lawless).smiley - rocketsmiley - planet


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Sorry Radox, I meant Xena got renamed Eris smiley - smiley


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

So, is this ready to be applied? smiley - smiley


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pailaway - (an utterly gratuitous link in the evolutionary chain)


Good 'un smiley - ok


Hmmm... It needs only this almost ridiculously gratuitous link - A44196997 for 'a group of similarly-sized objects'

(I hardly understand it myself)



>>the local geography of planetoid space<<

That is a great phrase and I shall use it in conversation at the first opportunity:




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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - laugh
I've applied the update F47997?thread=6375365 to the original so I've added the link there too: A4149470

smiley - cheers ET


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Gnomon - time to move on

smiley - applause


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Thank yousmiley - biggrin


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