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Saturday, January 24, 2015


by Charles Frederickson & Saknarin Chinayote

A pair of small alien worlds, Ceres and Pluto, move into the spotlight this year as spacecraft arrive at their cosmic shores for the first time. NASA's Dawn spacecraft released its first views of Ceres on Monday, already hinting at previously unknown craters. Still ahead for NASA's New Horizons probe is former planet Pluto, billions of miles from Ceres and the king of a distant, icy realm. Both are dwarf planets, mini-worlds that just don't make the cut as official planets. It's a vast population of worldlets that scientists don't know much about. But if all goes according to plan, that will change starting now. And it's about time the little guys got some attention. --Nadia Drake for National Geographic, January 21, 2015

In square world spherical obliqueness
Dwarf planet Pluto asteroid Ceres
Obscure classic rock ‘n roll giants
Water vapor rising icy volcanism

What lies beneath iron core
Subsurface ponds lakes seas oceans
Flood of data requires validation
Icy outnumbering terrestrial gassy rocky

Pluto’s moons atmosphere bending sunlight
Charon Hydra Nix Styx Kenderos
Pluto twice size of Charon
Unjust travesty stripped of planethood

Largest outer solar system dependent
Reigns slightly ahead of Eris
Orbit so elongated crisscrossing domains
Categorically downgraded blacklisted by ex-spurts

Eight full-fledged planets enduringly survive
Pneumonic spoiled My Very Energetic
Mother Served Us Nine Pizzas
Outcast suffering complex inequality complex

Tipsy topsy-turvy cosmic seesaw consciousness
Science séance predicting what’s next
New Horizon groundbreaking astrogasm discoveries
Mistaken identity Status Quo-Vadis regained

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