Meet the Sun's New Owner

Direct all future weather complaints to a woman in Galicia, Spain
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 30, 2010 5:00 PM CST
Updated Dec 5, 2010 7:29 AM CST

(Newser) – A Spanish woman has filed a claim with her local notary public establishing her as owner of ... the sun. "I did it, but anyone else could have done it, it simply occurred to me first," says Angeles Duran. She notes that an international agreement states no country can lay claim to stars and planets, but there's nothing about individuals. "I am not stupid," she says. "I know the law."

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Her notarized document declares her to be the "owner of the Sun, a star of spectral type G2, located in the centre of the solar system, located at an average distance from Earth of about 149,600,000 kilometers," reports the Daily Mail. And yes, she's working on some kind of tax for the rest of us. See the Frisky for more.
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