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Thu, Sep. 14th, 2006, 04:07 pm

Obeject called "Xena" officially named Eris. I don't give a crap about Pluto's demoted status, this is awesome.

Thu, Sep. 14th, 2006 08:36 pm (UTC)
the_purfect_fit

Sweet!
But, I still miss Pluto...

Thu, Sep. 14th, 2006 08:39 pm (UTC)
obsequious

Well, I mean, it didn't really go anywhere. heh

Thu, Sep. 14th, 2006 08:43 pm (UTC)
optigon

Fuckin' A. I thought it was a pretty awesome move as well.

Although I always like Pluto as well.

*shrug*

Even if it isn't a planet, it'll always be Pluto to me. Whatever they consider it now...

Thu, Sep. 14th, 2006 08:45 pm (UTC)
obsequious

It is still called Pluto, and it is still floating around out there. It just doesn't fit in with the technical definitely of a planet.

Thu, Sep. 14th, 2006 09:20 pm (UTC)
rasp_utin

Is object Eris gold-colored and apple-shaped?

Thu, Sep. 14th, 2006 09:27 pm (UTC)
obsequious

We can only hope.

Fri, Sep. 15th, 2006 05:08 pm (UTC)
mythoreau

What is the most awesome is that they've named its satellite "Dysnomia." Considering the name change(s) for now-Eris, that's just hilarious.