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The latest Cosmic Discovery: Say hello to Frank July 21, 2007

Posted by ionicflux in Discovery, Science.
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There’s mighty Jupiter, dubbed after the paramount god of Roman mythology. Pluto, whose name was inspired by the god of the underworld. Mercury, its title bestowed in honor of the winged messenger.

Then there’s Frank.

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The oddball name has been temporarily given to Saturn’s 60th moon, the European Space Agency (ESA) said here on Friday.

The newly-discovered satellite of the Solar System’s second largest planet was spotted by astronomers led by Carl Murray of Queen Mary College at the University of London. (more)…

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