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9/5/16-Freddie Mercury gets asteroid

(CNN) Freddie Mercury, who would have turned 70 on Monday, has had an asteroid named after him to celebrate the occasion. The Queen front man, who sang the famous words, "I'm a shooting star leaping through the sky," from the song "Don't Stop Me Now," was honored by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center (IAU). The center renamed Asteroid 17473 after him, which was discovered in 1991 -- the […]

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