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Can you name all 11 Planets? Yes, 11.

This interested me very much- not because some kid came up with a- in my opinion- lame mnemonic device for remembering the planets, but because of the planets they've included.

We all know about Pluto, and how it is a [dwarf] planet, and how Ceres and Eris are either asteroids or dwarf planets as well. I found it interesting that science (be it popular science) has decided to include these in the list.

When I was a kid, there were 9. Then they took Pluto away, and labled it a bastard. Now, they add two more, also labled bastards- but atleast Pluto has someone to relate to now!
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fry6beeu9.jpgJeremy - 8821 Posts
02/28/2008 @ 12:41:35 PM
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Was the contest to come up with a mnemonic device that's nonsensical enough that it's almost as hard to remember as just remembering the planets? If so:
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Jeremy screwed with this at 02/28/2008 12:42:01 pm
jon.jpgJon - many posts
02/29/2008 @ 03:26:07 AM
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She left out Omicron Persei 8.
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Jon edited this at 02/29/2008 3:34:30 am
vignette.bmpCarlos44ec - 2078 Posts
02/29/2008 @ 08:01:53 AM
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that BITCH!
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vignette.bmpCarlos44ec - 2078 Posts
02/29/2008 @ 08:40:34 AM
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Ok, so 11, plus this new Planet X the Japenese say they found:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080228/ts_afp/japanspaceastronomy
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fry6beeu9.jpgJeremy - 8821 Posts
02/29/2008 @ 09:19:35 AM
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Jon Wrote - 02/29/2008 @ 03:26:07 AM
She left out Omicron Persei 8.


That's 1000 light years away between Omicron Persei 7 and Omicron Persei 9.
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