fans! For the 100th anniversary of its foundation, the International Astronomical Union has invited every country to launch a national contest to choose the name for an and the star it orbits – one for each country.

So if you already have a couple of nice-sounding names in mind, you can check out their website: (hover on “Get Involved” to find the page for your country).

@miramarco at least one of these will be named planety mcplanetface

@troubleMoney They'll end up giving that name to the planet, and calling the star Sir David Attenborough

@troubleMoney @miramarco I was just about to say, don't ask the British, as we will go for Planet McPlanetFace :D

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