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Pupils need votes to give exoplanet Manx name

Cronk-y-Berry reaches final stages of competition

A group of children from Cronk-y-Berry primary school want your votes as they bid to name an exoplanet and its parent star.

They've reached the final stages of a competition which would see a planet outside of the Solar System given names - Manx Gaelic names - of their choice:

The contest is part of the International Astronomical Union's 100th anniversary celebrations.

If you'd like to vote for the Cronk-y-Berry children's choices, you can find more information here.

To explain their campaign in full, Angel, Sienna, Asha, Olivia and Dan spoke to Manx Radio's Alex Wotton:

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