Scientists are asking the public to name 20 exoplanetary systems observed by the Webb telescope. Here’s how to submit your idea.
Know that you will need a team to participate. The website below explains the rules and guidelines.
The International Astronomical Union, the organization in charge of naming celestial objects, is launching the NameExoWorlds 2022 Competition to give the public a chance to christen some of the first exoplanetary systems to be seen by the telescope.
Know that the IAU wants this to be a collaborative affair, so participants must create a team composed of teachers, students, astronomy enthusiasts, or professional or amateur astronomists.
A chance to be famous forever….
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