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At-Home! What's Your Exoplanet Name?
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Exoplanets can have strange-sounding names. But, just like with people, exoplanet names have a lot of meaning! Wonder what yours would be? Follow the steps below or click the link here
to find out!
Step 1: Initials of a person who is important to you. This represents the initials of the name of the telescope, survey, or catalog that discovered you.
Step 2: A date that is meaningful to you. This is the order in which your home star was documented.
Step 3: The order in which you were born. This is the order in which you were found. The oldest or only child is a lowercase “b” and so on. The star itself is “A.”
Be sure to share your exoplanet name with NASA by tagging them on social media @NASA and by using the hashtag #MyExoplanet Name!
We want to see your exoplanet name too! Share your exoplanet name with us on Instagram @usasciencefest