11 year old girl who gave Pluto its name

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11 year old girl who gave Pluto its name

Postby mxsquid » 12 May 2009, 21:37

passed away at age 90. Her great-uncle Henry Burney named the Mars moons Phobos and Deimos. Phobos and Deimos are the two attendants of the Roman war god, whose names mean fear and terror.

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Venetia Burney-Phair

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