[Off-topic: astronomy] Pluto's 5 moons: Charon, Styx, Nix, Kerberos, Hydra


The actual moons are mentioned at 9:33. I thought that this Quora answer is a joke, so shame on me…

By the way, thank you @blaggacao for the efforts on updating Styx!

edit: Naming opportunities for future projects from @sander’s post, Deploying state with Disnix:

Has stalled a bit for the last 2 weeks. Have plans to retake, soon.

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Not sure how well-known it is these days, but nixops was initially called charon :slight_smile:
See for instance the original paper about it: https://edolstra.github.io/pubs/charon-releng2013-final.pdf


Thanks for the historical trivia! Saw that paper pop up several times in my search results over the years, but never connected the two.

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