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The correct spelling according to Wikipedia is Gliese 581d. JagoAndLitefoot 01:01, April 23, 2017 (UTC)

Yeah, but if it is given differently in the episode or any other story, that is what we will need to go for. --DCLM 10:36, April 24, 2017 (UTC)
For now it looks like it's not given in-universe at all... JagoAndLitefoot 10:49, April 24, 2017 (UTC)

Gliese 581 D Edit

Was the planet ever named? Ever since I saw a redlink to "Gliese 581 D" on Smile I've wondered where the name came from. At first, I though I missed it, but I've been bouncing on and off on the episode, and could not hear any character say the planet's name, nor find it written anywhere on the background. OncomingStorm12th 01:31, April 24, 2017 (UTC)

Looks like it's from the Radio Times, but it's not a valid in-universe source. JagoAndLitefoot 02:31, April 24, 2017 (UTC)
Maybe it's on the map? The entrance to the ship? Computer interface? There's probably a bunch of places to check (in HD, like my iTunes copy) before ruling out this name as valid. (As a side note, the BBC/Doctor Who website uses that name; also not a valid in-universe source.)
× SOTO (//) 04:27, April 24, 2017 (UTC)
It may also be possibly mentioned in Diamond Dogs (novel). Anyway, it's definitely official, just we don't know if any valid sources use it. JagoAndLitefoot 10:03, April 24, 2017 (UTC)
Bill looks at the map (Smile)

Not here

Entrance to the Ship (Smile)

Not here as well

Old woman biodata (Smile)

Also not here

On the map, all it says is UESC-190-480 - (something that presumably is Erehwon, but for sure isn't Gliese) Classer (something hard to read, but ends with "vy") B & C Deck Plan.
"Gliese 581 D" isn't on the Entrance to the ship, and also not on 00125-323458's biodata. Additionally, on Diamond Dogs (novel), they used "Only recently she had been stalked by emoticon robots on a distant planet in the far future" instead of "Gliese 581 D" or "Gliese 581d". In fact, "Gliese" doesn't appear at all. OncomingStorm12th 23:20, April 25, 2017 (UTC)
Though there's no rush, I think we really do need to consider moving this article. There's not the slightest scrap of in-universe support for this name. But because the BBC have made up graphics for their website with the name, I suppose it's possible the place will get mentioned again, later in the series. So we can wait for a bit, but we should definitely revisit at series end.
czechout@fandom    15:43: Sat 13 May 2017

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