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 th...
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 ...
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 ...
Jul 14, 2015 ... New Horizons is the first NASA mission devoted to studying the former planet.
Mar 13, 2012 ... The dwarf planet Pluto is named for the ancient Roman god of the underworld. In
Roman mythology, Pluto was the son of Saturn who, with his ...
Pluto orbits beyond the orbit of Neptune (usually). It is much smaller than any of
the official planets and now classified as a "dwarf planet". Pluto is smaller than ...
As a result, we learning more about the dwarf planet on an almost regular basis.
Pluto is now becoming more to the public than just the planet that no longer was
Mar 15, 2016 ... 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 ...
Pluto is a dwarf planet in our solar system. ... In fact, Jupiter would have become
a star if it were about 80 times bigger. What Is Jupiter Like? The planet is a giant ...
1. As of 2006, Pluto is not longer considered a planet, but rather designated as a
“dwarf planet,” meaning that it is a planetary-mass ob.