TITLE

Bye-Bye Pluto!

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;12/8/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 13, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an announcement by astronomers that they no longer consider Pluto a planet. They define a planet as almost round in shape and must orbit the sun in its own path. Pluto is a dwarf planet since its orbit crossed Neptune's path. A spacecraft was launched in January 2006 to explore Pluto.
ACCESSION #
23294117

 

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