Pluto (minor-planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of .... The final choice of name was helped in part by the fact that the first two letters of Pluto are the initials of Percival Lowell. Pluto's astronomical symbol ( ...
Discovered in 1930, Pluto is the second closest dwarf planet to the Sun and was at one point classified as the ninth planet. Pluto is the largest dwarf planet but ...
Pluto nearly fills the frame in this image from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) aboard NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, taken on July 13, 2015 ...
Pluto Facts. Pluto is the second closest dwarf planet to the Sun and from 1930 when it was discovered up until 2006, it was also considered the ninth planet of ...
Jul 24, 2015 ... Pluto may be small, but the love people have shown for the former ninth planet is anything but. NASA's New Horizons probe recently visited ...
Dec 28, 2016 ... We will always love you, Pluto, even if NASA dumped you. Show some Plutonic love for the little guy with these interesting Pluto facts.
Jul 14, 2015 ... With discoveries about Pluto from NASA's New Horizons mission rolling in, here are nine of the most interesting facts about the former planet. 1.
Jul 14, 2015 ... 1. When Pluto was discovered in 1930, a competition was held to find a name for the new planet. Eleven-year-old Venetia Burney from Oxford ...
Jul 22, 2015 ... Pluto, originally considered the ninth planet, was classified as a dwarf planet. The icy ... Dwarf Planet Pluto: Facts About the Icy Former Planet.
As the New Horizons spacecraft gets closer and closer to Pluto in advance of its July 2015 flyby, it manages to and gathers more and more information.