So with news from Nasa recently that a new solar system has been discovered, a potentially life-supporting system, Nasa didn’t waste time in asking for suggestions for what the seven planets of the Trappist-1 solar system should be called.
The Internet has blasted off with many ideas!
Twitter users have suggested a number of, shall we say, interesting names for the star and its orbiting planets, including Planet McPlanetface and Gasy McGasface, the characters from Friends, and ‘Far from Trump’ 1-7. Even the 7 Dwarves from Snow White have come up!
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What do you think these planets should be called. Some think perhaps they should be named after Star Trek characters, Chekov, Sulu, Uhura, Scotty, Spock, Captain Kirk, and McCoy
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Since we have members of the Vernon Figure Skating Club coming in today to tell us about the Wizard Of Oz On Ice Show coming up, I was thinking these new planets could be called Dorothy, Toto, Tin Man, Lion, Scarecrow, The Wizard and one of the Witches?
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