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    Well I didn't look it up. I played by the rules. Amateur astronomy is a bit of a thing for me but I just couldn't remember the 4th one.
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    Quote loubert said View Post
    Styx is one. I think.

    The theme being Pluto/Hades.
    Correct

    The others are Nix, Hydra and Kerberos.

    (Nix is named after Nyx, the Greek goddess of night, but the spelling was changed to Nix as there is an asteroid called Nyx)

    Over to you loubert

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    Tah, thanks, Nutmeg.

    I had to think on that one a bit, the answer was always there, I just couldn't quite grasp it, then pop.

    Lets keep it space based for the next question shall we?



    In astronomy, the Schwarzschild radius is associated with what phenomenon?
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    Pure guess, Black holes?
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    Quote wolty said View Post
    Pure guess, Black holes?
    yerp.

    your turn, Wolty.
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    In what year did Charles Lindbergh win the Orteig prize for a non-stop flight from the USA to France?
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    The Nizkor Project- Logical Fallacies

    Atheist: n; A person to be pitied in that he is unable to believe things for which there is no evidence, and who has thus deprived himself of a convenient means of feeling superior to others.
    —Chaz Bufe, The American Heretic’s Dictionary

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    1924
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    Quote Sieveboy said View Post
    1924
    No but quite close.
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    1923?
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    1927

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