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Alternative music, lyrics, and videos from Charlotte, NC on ReverbNation. Pluto for Planet. K likes. Rock 'n Roll as it ought to be. Give us a dare ya. Pluto (minor-planet designation: 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 and was originally considered to be the ninth planet from the Sun. After , its status as a planet was.
IntroductionThe Latest: Pluto—which is smaller than Earth's Moon—has a heart- shaped glacier that's the size of Texas and Oklahoma. This fascinating world has blue skies, spinning moons, mountains as high as the Rockies, and it snows—but the snow is red. These are details we didn't know before NASA's New Horizons. In the discovery of Pluto by Clyde Tombaugh in the Lowell Observatory was heralded as the discovery of the “ninth planet”. Even in , however, many astronomers did not agree that a ninth planet had been discovered. Starts. In another possible planet, Eris, was found beyond Neptune, the eighth planet and. Pluto is smaller than 7 of the moons in the Solar System. It is about two-thirds smaller than Earth's moon. Because it is so small, many scientists don't consider it a planet at all. In , a group of scientists attempted to re-classify Pluto as a comet. On August 24, , Pluto's status was officially changed from planet to dwarf.
In August the International Astronomical Union (IAU) downgraded the status of Pluto to that of "dwarf planet." This means that from now on only the rocky worlds of the inner Solar System and the gas giants of the outer system will be designated as planets. The “inner Solar System” is the region of space that is smaller. For the 76 years between Pluto being discovered and the time it was reclassified as a dwarf planet it completed under a third of its orbit around the Sun. Pluto has five known moons. The moons are Charon (discovered in ,), Hydra and Nix ( both discovered in ), Kerberos originally P4 (discovered ) and Styx. Pluto was discovered in by 24 year-old Clyde Tombaugh, who was using a special machine to compare photos of the sky. It turned out to be a tiny world, even smaller than our Moon.