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Pluto - Dwarf Planet - Science - The New York Times
Find articles and multimedia about Pluto from the New York Times. Discovered in 1930 by astronomer Clyde Tombaugh Pluto is the outermost planet in the solar system ...

Pluto: Facts & Information About the Dwarf Planet Pluto
Pluto, originally considered the ninth planet, was classified as a dwarf planet. The icy body and its five moons orbit the sun far out in the Kuiper Belt.

Should Pluto Be a Planet After All? Experts Weigh in
Now that Pluto looks to have regained the title of largest object in the outer solar system, should astronomers consider calling it a full-fledged planet again?

Dwarf Planet Pluto - Solar System
Although Pluto was discovered in 1930, limited information on the distant planet delayed a realistic understanding of its characteristics. Today Pluto remains the ...

Pluto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pluto (minor-planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune. It was the first Kuiper belt object to be ...

HowStuffWorks "Why is Pluto no longer considered a planet?"
Pluto, shown as the outermost ring in both illustrations, has the most irregular orbit of all of the objects previously considered planets. Image courtesy NASA

StarChild: The Dwarf Planet Pluto
Pluto was discovered in 1930 by astronomer Clyde Tombaugh. However, it was not until the year 2015 that we finally got a close-up look at the dwarf planet.

Pluto - Educational facts and the history of Pluto.
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 ...

Pluto... Why It?s No Longer a Planet - SnowBrains.com
Pluto... Why It?s No Longer a Planet. Come with us as we delve into the reasons why pluto is not a planet.

Why Pluto is No Longer a Planet - Universe Today
Let?s find out why Pluto is no longer considered a planet. Pluto was first discovered in 1930 by Clyde W. Tombaugh at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff Arizona ...

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