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- Subject: Re: Write "Lua" right
- From: Rob Kendrick <lua-l@...>
- Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 23:10:56 +0000
On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 23:57 +0100, Stefan Sandberg wrote:
> Answer: The "official" name is the Moon, with a capital M. The satellites of the other planets are called moons (small m). Similarly, stars are referred to as suns, but our star is the Sun.
We're getting dreadfully off-topic here, but if the moon's Luna, then
our sun is Sol - hence "solar system". And our planet has the whimsical
name "Sol III".