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Planet Clapton: When was it discovered?

on April 5, 2009 - 6:04am

Minor Planet 4305 / Clapton was discovered by astronomers at the George R. Agassiz Station of the Astronomical Observatory at Harvard, Massachusetts on 7 March 1976. The observatory is affiliated with Harvard University. At that time, it was given the provisional designation of 1976EC.......

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Planet Clapton: What do Astronomers know about it?

on April 5, 2009 - 6:01am

The International Astronomical Union knows little about Planet Clapton's physical properties. They guess its diameter is somewhere between 10 to 24 kilometers (6 to 15 miles) across. Like all minor planets, Clapton is incapable of supporting life as it has no atmosphere and is a cold and inhospitable place. A......

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Planet Clapton: Where is it?

on April 5, 2009 - 6:00am

Planet Clapton's orbit is located between that of Mars and Jupiter in an area of space known as the Asteroid Belt. It is in a 5-year elliptical orbit around the Sun. The closest it gets to the Sun is 405 million kilometers (253 million miles). In contrast, the Earth's orbit......

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Rock and Roll Planets

on April 5, 2009 - 6:00am

Eric Clapton is not the only rock musician who has had a planet named after him. The International Astronomical Union at Harvard University has honored several others. They include John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, Buddy Holly and Jerry Garcia.......

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Tears In Heaven & My Father's Eyes: Retired from repetoire

on April 5, 2009 - 5:49am

In March 2004, Eric Clapton announced he was retiring the songs "Tears In Heaven" and "My Father's Eyes" from his concert repetoire. While touring Japan in November / December 2003, he discovered he could no longer perform them. Both songs dealt with the loss of his four-year-old son Conor, who......

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