By Henry Hanks, CNN
Score one for Trekkers everywhere.
One of those names was Vulcan, best known in pop culture as the planet and alien species of Spock on "Star Trek."
According to the recently-posted results, it appears that Vulcan won by a wide margin. However, the final winner has not been officially announced.
Assuming that this vote total holds, we'll be looking at a real-life Vulcan orbiting Pluto in the next couple of months.
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