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Proxima b is a science fiction planet

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Old September 10th 16, 07:24 PM posted to alt.astronomy
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Default Proxima b is a science fiction planet

On Friday, September 9, 2016 at 5:29:06 PM UTC-7, The Starmaker wrote:
The Starmaker wrote:

Proxima b is a science fiction planet...

no one has ever seen it..

it's properties actually comes from a science fiction novel published in 2013.

In other words, somebody copied the text from the science fiction novel
and that is how Proxima b got it's properties.

Didn't H.G. Wells did the same thing with...Canals of Mars???

Jonathan Swift described the moons of Mars in "Gulliver's Travels" in 1726. I guess that's how they got their properties.



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