New Moon Discovered Orbiting Neptune

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•29 Jul 18, 2013

While studying pictures of Neptune, astronomer Mark Showalter noticed a small white spot that, upon further investigation, was found to be a previously unknown moon, the planet’s fourteenth, which will go by the designation S/2004 N 1. What do you think?

  • “Earth is such a one-moon joke of a planet.”

    Spencer Lovelady –
    Crystal Inspector

  • “They should name it Anya. I love that name.”

    Sid Kaminsky –
    Actuarial Clerk

  • “Showalter’s done it again!”

    Elizabeth Barbanell –
    Filbert Grower

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