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PLUTO Facts


Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, investigation, research, space )

Frans
- 393 days ago - space-facts.com
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 also the second largest and second most massive dwarf planet with Eris being the largest and most massive...



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Mike M. (53)
Friday August 2, 2013, 9:25 am
Pluto got screwed
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday August 2, 2013, 11:05 am
Very interesting. I'll always think of it as a planet even though it was downgraded back in 2006. Thanks Frans.
 

Shan D. (49)
Friday August 2, 2013, 12:42 pm
I will never NOT consider Pluto a planet. Considering all the asteroids that got captured by Jupiter's gravitational pull, why not downgrade IT from a planet - since Pluto's only transgression was in "not clearing the neighbourhood around its orbit."

Jupiter would appear to be an even lousier housekeeper! ;-)
 

Birgit W. (144)
Friday August 2, 2013, 1:20 pm
Interesting, thanks.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday August 2, 2013, 6:01 pm
interesting.
 

Dale O. (193)
Friday August 2, 2013, 8:59 pm
Interesting place which has something in common with Canadian winters. It is cold out there!
 

Debra Tate (17)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 8:27 am
Interesting and informative! Thanks and noted.
 

Melania Padilla (178)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 7:03 pm
Cool!
 
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