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 ...
Pluto was first seen by use of a telescope in 1930. Like Uranus and Neptune,
Pluto can not be seen by the naked eye and its existence was not known to the ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Feb 17, 2015 ... 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 ...
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 was the smallest planet until August 2006, when the International
Astronomical Union reclassified it as a dwarf planet. It is the largest dwarf planet
Sure it may not be officially recognized as a planet anymore but it's still there and
offers a lot of interesting facts and cool information. Check out these fun Pluto ...