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 Astronomers have discovered a hot Earth-size planet so close to its star that a year on that exoplanet lasts just 8.5 hours, making it one of the fastest alien planets ever seen.

The small orbital period

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When are they going to start giving these planets less science-y names?  I vote they call this one Tartarus!

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i think should call hotty melty planet

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The best place for playing "the floor is now lava".

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M&Ms Melted :p

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I'm guessing this planet will eventually change orbit and become cooler.

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When are they going to start giving these planets less science-y names?  I vote they call this one Tartarus!

I vote for Proclarush.

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Mustafar...

Has my vote...

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I vote to call it Char, That way the hottest alien in existence has a home :p

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8.5 hours? damn that's fast.

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This thread reminds me of this:

exoplanet_names.png

http://xkcd.com/1253/

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Maybe they could call it Vulcan.

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  I vote they call this one Tartarus!

Nah Tarantulus

 

Tarantulas is the scheming mad scientist of the Predacon crew. He's the type of mad scientist who experiments on living beings, cackling in his trademarked laugh all the while, and then if things go wrong, happily eats what's left as his midday snack

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I vote Eroticon Six.

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8.5 hours? damn that's fast.

Makes our Mercury look like a slacker. :laugh:

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