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Posted by (twitter: @SixDownStudios)
August 20th, 2015 4:51 am

 

a few fun facts about Pluto:
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Pluto’s moon Nix is named after “Nyx“, the Greek goddess of darkness and night.
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Nyx is also the mother of Charon, who ferried souls for Hades (Pluto) across the river Styx.
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InĀ  1972, a rock band was named after the river Styx.

40 years later, a Plutonian moon was named after the river Styx.

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Nix orbits Pluto exactly 9 times for every 11 of Styx, but her rotation is wrought from chaos–some days on Nix, the sun never rises.
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Read more here, here, and here.

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