Pluto is Name of New Planet

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Pluto is Name of New Planet - time W. was for PLUTO IS NAME OF NEW_PLANCT...
time W. was for PLUTO IS NAME OF NEW_PLANCT Greek Pantheon Now Fully Represented in Solar System FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., May 24--(UJ9 --A Lowell observatory bulletin be issued today announcing that recently discovered planet, believed to be the nfnth in the solar system, \viil be named Pluto after tbe god of the underworld. The name was selected because other Greek gods hare solar bodies named after them. In Greek mythology Pluto was lord of the dead. Another reason is that the first two letters, p and 1, are initials Percival Lowell, astronomer who who first maintained the existence of the ninth planet.

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  1. Daily Review,
  2. 27 May 1930, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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