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Pluto - Wikipedia


Pluto (minor-planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of ..... Due to Pluto's distance from Earth, in-depth study from Earth is challenging. On July 14, 201...

How Far Away is Pluto? - Space.com


Feb 20, 2016 ... Pluto's distance from the sun — and the distance from Earth to Pluto — changes because of the dwarf planet's odd orbit. Sometimes, Pluto is ...

Distance to Pluto - Universe Today


Dec 24, 2015 ... In addition to this widely varying orbital distance, Pluto is also highly incline. ... 1 AU measures the distance of the Earth to the Sun. At its closest ...

How far away is Pluto? - CBS News


Jul 14, 2015 ... Leaving Earth at 36,000 mph and covering at least three quarters of a ... it would take a car nearly 4,900 years to cover the same distance.

Your Top 10 Questions About the Pluto Flyby Answered


Jul 13, 2015 ... Captured from a distance of 2.5 million miles from Pluto, the photo ... will fly by Pluto on July 14, after traveling three billion miles from Earth in ...

Earth to Pluto distance


Pluto is unimaginably far away. To get an idea of just how far, let one sheet of a roll of toilet paper represent 10,000,000 miles. The distance from Earth to the ...

How many light-years away is Pluto? | Reference.com


Pluto's distance from the Sun varies from 4.4 billion km at perihelion to 7.29 billion km at its furthest point. Earth has a less elliptical orbit and tends to be 150  ...

How NASA beams Pluto images 3 billion miles to Earth | PCWorld


Jul 14, 2015 ... How NASA beams Pluto images 3 billion miles to Earth ... it takes 4.5 hours for the signal to travel the distance from New Horizons to Earth.

Pluto Fact Sheet - nssdc - NASA


Apr 4, 2016 ... Pluto, Earth, Ratio (Pluto/Earth). Mass (10<sup>24</sup> kg), 0.01303, 5.9724 ... from Earth Distance from Earth (10<sup>6</sup> km) 5750.54 Apparent diameter ...

How fast does light travel from the Sun to each of the planets?


It takes 499.0 seconds for light to travel from the Sun to the Earth, a distance called 1 ... 14998.0 seconds or 4.1 hours Pluto 39.44 19680.0 seconds or 5.5 hours .

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How Long Does It Take to Get to Pluto? - Universe Today


Nov 4, 2009 ... Pluto, the Dwarf planet, is an incomprehensibly long distance away. Seriously, it's currently more than 5 billion kilometers away from Earth.

How Long Would It Take To Drive To Pluto? : 13.7: Cosmos And ...


Jul 7, 2015 ... We don't make very good judges of distance, not on cosmic scales at least. Using our own wanderings on Earth as the judge of all things, ...

Follow New Horizons on its voyage to the Kuiper Belt and beyond.


The graphics on these pages note New Horizons' distance from Earth, the Sun and Pluto in AU, or Astronomical Units. One AU is the average distance between  ...