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    Posted on Feb 28, 2016

    18 Space-Themed Baby Names That Are Out Of This World Cute

    Babies from space.

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    Like a star but fancier.

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    Which is the name of the third largest moon in our solar system.

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    The name for a nuclear explosion of a white dwarf, which causes a sudden brightening of a star.

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    Like the planet closest to the sun, Mercury!

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    From the constellation, Orion.

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    Based on the word "celestial."

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    From the natural phenomenon of the appearance of red or green lights in the sky, typically near the northern or southern magnetic poles.

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    Based on the word "galaxy."

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    The latin word for "moon."

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    Based in Greek mythology – Maia was the source of Spring, creating the month of May.

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    Lyra is a small constellation.

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    Which means "star."

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    The name of one of the stars closest to Earth.

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    The nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.

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    The outermost moon of the planet Uranus.

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    From "Saros Cycle" which is the period of time in which eclipses repeat themselves.

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    A play on the word "airglow" which is the natural glow of the night sky from reactions that take place in the Earth's upper atmosphere.

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    It's a moon of Jupiter.

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