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By Lutz D. Schmadel

The second one Addendum to the Dictionary of teenage Planet Names, 5th version, that's the IAU's reliable reference for the sphere, comprises all newly released names from the interval 2006-2008 in addition to corrections and amendments to prior variations. In overall the Dictionary of sweet sixteen Planet Names now covers a few 15000 named minor planets. It presents authoritative information regarding the foundation for the wealthy and colourful number of inventive names, from heavenly goddesses to extra prosaic structures.

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