TITLE

The New Solar System

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/6/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the new solar system after Pluto was classified as a dwarf planet. Due to the development of powerful telescopes, the category of dwarf planets was created. Aside from Pluto, the other two space objects that were classified as dwarf planets were the asteroid Ceres and Xena, which orbits in the Kuiper Belt. Mercury has the fastest orbit of all the planets in the system.
ACCESSION #
22589270

 

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