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Solar System Information Chart - Fast Facts about our Sun and the 8 planets plus the 5 "dwarf planets" Ceres, Pluto, Makemake, Haumea and Eris

Solar System Information Chart - Fast Facts about our Sun and the 8 planets plus the 5 "dwarf planets" Ceres, Pluto, Makemake, Haumea and Eris

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It didn't go anywhere. It's still right where it's always been. We just call it something different now. There's no less interest in it than there was before. Jesus.

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from Laughing Squid

NASA Releases an Incredible Enhanced Color Image of Pluto

NASA has released an incredible enhanced color image of the dwarf planet Pluto taken by the Ralph/Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera (MVIC) on the New Horizons space probe which made an historic f…

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Dwarf Planets of Our Solar System (Infographic) by Karl Tate In 2006 the organization responsible for classifying celestial bodies, the International Astronomical Union, decided that a new class of objects was needed. The solar system's erratic ninth planet, Pluto, was assigned to the new “dwarf planet” category along with four other bodies, all tinier than Earth’s moon. Some astronomers expect there may be as many as 50 dwarf planets in the solar system.

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Dwarf planet Pluto was discovered in 1930 and was once considered to be the ninth planet from the sun in Earth’s solar system.

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GIF: How Pluto Must Feel Today BennuBird imagines

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Solar System Facts. The last 4 are questionable. Pluto is no longer considered a planet and if it is now just an asteroid, then the last 3 are probably just asteroids as well.

Solar System Facts. The last 4 are questionable. Pluto is no longer considered a planet and if it is now just an asteroid, then the last 3 are probably just asteroids as well.

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“ Pluto is the second closest dwarf planet to the Sun and is also the second most massive dwarf planet. It is possible that either Pluto is the largest dwarf planet but Pluto’s atmosphere makes it is...

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