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Pluto - Wikipedia
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 discovered. Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930 and was originally considered to be the ninth planet from the Sun. After 1992, its status as a planet was questioned following the discovery of several objects of similar size in ...

Pluto (mythology) - Wikipedia
Pluto (Latin: Plūtō; Greek: Πλούτων, Ploutōn) was the ruler of the underworld in classical mythology.The earlier name for the god was Hades, which became more common as the name of the underworld itself.In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Pluto represents a more positive concept of the god who presides over the afterlife. Ploutōn was frequently conflated with Ploutos ...

New Horizons
NASA's first mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. Includes mission details and educational resources.

Dwarf Planet Pluto - Solar System
In the manuscripts of God. Although Pluto was discovered in 1930, limited information on the distant object delayed a realistic understanding of its characteristics. Pluto is the second largest known dwarf planet and tenth largest orbiting the Sun. From its time of discovery in 1930 to 2006 it was ...

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What Is Pluto? | NASA
Pluto used to be called the ninth planet from the sun, but today it is called a "dwarf planet."

New Horizons | NASA
New Horizons launched on Jan. 19, 2006 and conducted a six-month-long reconnaissance flyby study of Pluto and its moons in summer 2015, culminating with Pluto closest approach on July 14, 2015.

Pluto Retrograde 2018 : Lynn Koiner - Astrological Research
PLUTO TURNS RETROGRADE – APRIL 22 through SEPTEMBER 30 2018 ?. In the natal chart, Pluto tends to operate even more Plutonian when it is retrograde. It is far more intense, it possesses a higher degree of concentration and it, therefore, gives greater insights into the subconscious.

Facts About the Planet Pluto – Fun & Interesting ...
Planet Pluto Facts. 1. As of 2006, Pluto is not longer considered a planet, but rather designated as a “dwarf planet,” meaning that it is a planetary-mass object being neither a planet nor a satellite.

Why Pluto is No Longer a Planet - Universe Today
In 2006, the IAU voted to remove Pluto from the list of planets in the Solar System. Instead, Pluto, and other large objects would be classified as Dwarf Planets. Why Pluto is no longer a planet.




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