CNN Meteorologist Makes Up New Name For Pluto’s Moon
A recent CNN report on Pluto could have used a little help from mission control.
During “Anderson Cooper 360″ on Tuesday night, CNN meteorologist Jennifer Gray mistakenly gave Pluto’s moon a whole new name.
The “Churon” label appeared several times onscreen throughout the report, giving the Twitterverse plenty of time to notice.
— Judge Elihu Smails (@JudgeElihu) July 15, 2015
Churon, Pluto’s moon that’s not as famous as Charon, takes its name from the tasty Spanish pastry, the churro. pic.twitter.com/wSEZuFPVYc
— Russ Barrett (@russellibarrett) July 15, 2015
— Ralph Robinson (@robinsonrp) July 15, 2015
Pluto’s moon Churon seems like a great name for a Taco Bell burrito
— Joe St. George (@JoeStGeorge) July 15, 2015
— Neil Wegmann (@TheRealWegmann) July 15, 2015
Pluto has dominated the news cycle this week after NASA’s New Horizons space probe survived a flyby of the dwarf planet that was 9 1/2 years in the making.
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