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225088 Gonggong (2007 OR10) discovered on January 8, 2005 by Michael Brown and his team thanks to the 1.26 m telescope of Mount Palomar, it is also a dwarf planet. In…

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Neptune is invisible to the naked eye. It was discovered in 1846 by Urbain Le Verrier because something disrupted the orbit of Uranus. The astronomer then made calculations and located…

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Why do we need scientific names for things? Usually, one of two reasons. Either, for an international standard across languages, such as with many chemicals, or otherwise to be as…

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Venus is the second planet from the Sun. It is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. As the second-brightest natural object in the night sky after the…

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In relation to the Sun, Venus is the second planet after Mercury, just in front of the Earth. No planet approaches closer to Earth than Venus; at its nearest it…

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