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Pluto's New Moons Named Kerberos and Styx

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#1 ILikePluto

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 11:02 AM

They join Charon, Nix, and Hydra.

The planet has five known moons altogether.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 11:33 AM

That is totally bogus. Styx just isn't the same without Dennis DeYoung.

REO Speedwagon, Journey, Foreigner, or Cheap Trick would have been
better choices.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 01:40 PM

Stevie Nicks

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 02:15 PM

Stevie Nicks

Awesome. Rename Nix "Stevie Nicks" and the new moons "Rhiannon" and "Landslide."

#5 ILikePluto

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:00 PM

More at ScienceNOW.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:33 PM

I would have liked Georgia Satellite and Keith Moon.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:51 PM

well, if we're going there then how about 'Moon Unit' (Zappa)?

#8 Mister T

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 08:10 PM

and Dweezil?? :roflmao:

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 09:33 PM

LOL!!!

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 02:04 PM

I would have liked Georgia Satellite and Keith Moon.

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 08:42 AM

Meanwhile the New Horizons spacecraft spotted Pluto & Charon
http://www.pluto.jhu...ws/20130710.php

Two years to go, but here's Dutch space artist Ed Hengveld's impression of the Pluto-Charon flyby

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 10:27 AM

I'm starting to get psyched about this!

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 02:31 PM

Way to go! Wish my father was still alive to share this with.






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