Entries by jamie

Introducing Name ExoWorlds II

The Name ExoWorlds II project offers the opportunity to all nations in the world to name one star and its orbiting planet. In recent years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets and planetary systems orbiting around nearby stars. t is now believed that all stars in the Universe could in fact have planets orbiting them […]

Finalist 2

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Yanyan Planet Name: Bubup “We are on Boonwurrung country in the Kulin Nation in Victoria and the preschool children – 4 year olds- voted to use Boonwurrung language to name the planet and star, they […]

Finalist 5

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Womindjeka Planet Name: Bunji “I am a Kindergarten teacher at The King David School, and my class has been studying the solar system and following the Appollo 11 anniversary journey. We have come up with […]

Finalist 6

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Dulili Planet Name: Orana Dulili is an Aboriginal word for together. Orana is an Aboriginal word for welcome. Robyn Capewell (note: Due to a transcription error the names were originally shown in reverse order) […]

Finalist 4

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Dulili Planet Name: Bunji ‘Dulili’ is an indigenous Australian word meaning ‘together.’ It’s meaning is central to both ‘meeting place’ and to what Australia is. Australia is a meeting place that has managed to […]

Finalist 3

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name:Djinda Planet Name: Gnalla “Gnalla – This is an aboriginal word meaning ‘us/our’ and it comes from the Noongar people of south-west of Western Australia. Djinda – This is also an aboriginal word meaning “”star”” […]

Finalist 1

To vote for this entry click on the green thumbs up symbol. You can only vote once for each entry. Star Name: Barmah Planet Name: Bunji “Barmah’ means ‘meeting place’ in one of the Victorian Aboriginal languages. ‘Bunji’ means ‘mate’ or ‘good friend’ in the Aboriginal language. We are a kindergarten in the outer south eastern suburbs […]