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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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:
|Jeremy screwed with this at 02/28/2008 12:42:01 pm|
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|She left out Omicron Persei 8.|
|Jon perfected this at 02/29/2008 3:34:30 am|
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Ok, so 11, plus this new Planet X the Japenese say they found:
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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.