The definition of planet set in Prague, Czech Republic in August 2006 by the
International ... New York City's newly renovated Hayden Planetarium did not
include Pluto in its exhibit of the plan...
The truth is, nothing about Pluto changed, but the definition of a planet did. Once
these changes became official, Pluto no longer fit the definition of a planet.
Nov 27, 2009 ... It most certainly excludes Neptune, which does not clear its orbit of Pluto. .... Why
not add a new subcategory of planets to fit objects like Pluto, ...
Apr 22, 2015 ... Here's why Pluto is no longer considered a planet. ... they overwhelmingly voted
that Pluto fit the description of dwarf planet better than planet.
Essentially Pluto meets all the criteria except one- it “has not cleared its ... that
does not meet these criteria is now classed as a “dwarf planet,” and that includes
Pluto used to be known as the smallest planet in our solar system, and the ... to
decide that “planet” actually needed to be defined, to see if Eris would fit into the
Jul 13, 2015 ... The simplest reason that Pluto is not a planet is that planet experts say ..... Pluto
should not have a minor planet number because it does not fit ...
Aug 24, 2006 ... The planets in our solar system all orbit the sun in a relatively flat plane. ... Pluto
is relatively round and orbits the sun, but it does not meet the ...
A. Most planets orbit the sun in a near-circle. The sun is in the center of the circle.
But Pluto does not orbit in a circle. The orbit of Pluto is shaped like an oval.
Aug 24, 2006 ... Pluto is no longer a planet, according to a new official definition. ... Pluto has
been demoted because it does not dominate its neighborhood.