• Question: hi, if you were able to name a planet, what would you name it?

    Asked by yarl1n1 to Arttu, Ceri, James_M, Monica, Philip on 21 Jun 2011.
    • Photo: Arttu Rajantie

      Arttu Rajantie answered on 21 Jun 2011:

      The planets in our solar system are named after Roman gods. Any new planets would probably be around other stars, so it would be quite appropriate to name them after gods of some other culture. Therefore I would name it Ukko, the god of sky in Finnish mythology.

    • Photo: Philip Dolan

      Philip Dolan answered on 21 Jun 2011:

      Tatooine. Or Alderan. Or Omicron Persei 8.