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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

NAMING EXOPLANETS UPDATE

Location:  On laptop in Little Lepreau, NB, Canada

Date Time:  Aug 16, 2015 1315-1500hrs

Weather:  Slight breeze, hazy and sunny, humid, hot 25C.

Attendance:  Myself.

Objective:  To vote for one exoplanet name for each of twenty star systems.

Report:

  • Website to vote can be found at this link nameexoworlds
  • My picks tried to represent as many languages as possible.  Many languages were represented.
  • At the time of writing this report there were 179,615 votes.
  • Deadline for vote is Oct 31, 2015 at 2359hrs.
Direct image of exoplanet from  physicsworld.com

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