The International Astronomical Union is holding a contest – for each country they have allocated a planet with a star and offered to choose names for them. What did the Poles choose?
If you look at the Polish site with voting, then among the most popular options you can see Geralt from Ciri, the heroes of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. There is a suspicion that they will win.
What about Russia? We are also doing this, but the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences is still only collecting applications. You can submit your version by September 30, and voting will take place from October 15 to November 15. Read the details here.
Our star is still called HAT-P-3, located in the constellation Ursa Major and is classified as an orange dwarf. And the planet is technically called HAT-P-3 b.
Meanwhile, the possible release date of The Witcher from Netflix became known. It was accidentally discovered by the Dutch branch of the company.
By the way, in the Polish trailer for the series, the voice of an actor who has already played Geralt from Rivia sounds.