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Pluto - Wikipedia

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Pluto (minor-planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of ... Pluto and Charon are sometimes considered a binary system because the barycenter of their orbits do...

Why is Pluto no longer considered a planet? | HowStuffWorks

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Aug 24, 2006 ... Pluto's orbit is erratic. The planets in our solar system all orbit the sun in a relatively flat plane. Pluto, however, orbits the sun at a 17-degree ...

Why Pluto is No Longer a Planet - Universe Today

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Nov 27, 2009 ... Let's find out why Pluto is no longer considered a planet. ...... for the fact that the 8 planets orbit within the same plane, while even though Pluto's ...

Why Is Pluto No Longer a Planet? | Wonderopolis

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Because it does not follow this rule, Pluto is no longer considered a planet. ... Dwarf planets, like Pluto, have not yet cleared the neighborhoods of their orbits ...

Why is Pluto no longer a planet? - BBC News - BBC.com

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Jul 13, 2015 ... In 2006, Pluto was demoted from planet status. Why was it removed from the planet club?

What Is Pluto? | NASA

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But Pluto does not orbit in a circle. ... Pluto's orbital path angles 17 degrees above the line, or plane, where the ... The planet Jupiter is not a solid like Earth is .

Why Is Pluto No Longer A Planet? We Explain : CULTURE : Tech ...

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Apr 22, 2015 ... Here's why Pluto is no longer considered a planet. ... Applied Physics Laboratory/ Southwest Research Institute/Goddard Space Flight Center ).

Why is Pluto no longer considered a planet?| Explore | physics.org

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When is a planet not a planet? And what is it about Pluto that has got astronomers fighting? Big Bang Blogs examines the sorry fate of the solar system's outcast.

Why Is Pluto No Longer A Planet - Planets For Kids

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Pluto used to be known as the smallest planet in our solar system, and the furthest planet from the sun. Pluto was discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh, ...

Why is Pluto not a planet? – Greg Laden's Blog - ScienceBlogs

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Jul 13, 2015 ... The simplest reason that Pluto is not a planet is that planet experts say so, .... it's not Pluto: Ceres, the planetino whose namesake gave us “cereal”. .... much considered a star so why should a dwarf planet then be considered ...