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Pluto is not a planet

Postby YayuRahayu » Mon Nov 05, 2007 6:30 am

Now researchers has found new observed that planet Pluto which we knew thats one of planet in the universe but now as I know from my lecture that Pluto is not called a planet again but satellite. what do you think about this?

thanks forn advance :)
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Postby Dixie » Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:39 am

It's never too late :idea:
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Re: Pluto is not a planet

Postby Vega » Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:35 am

YayuRahayu wrote:Now researchers has found new observed that planet Pluto which we knew thats one of planet in the universe but now as I know from my lecture that Pluto is not called a planet again but satellite. what do you think about this?

thanks forn advance :)


Hi YayuRahayu :D, How are you? :P

I heard about that. Also, the word Pluto is a neologism. To pluto means to demote or devalue someone or something... :)
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Postby Bambang » Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:57 pm

Why is that pluto NOT a planet?
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Postby Vega » Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:36 pm

bambang wrote:Why is that pluto NOT a planet?


Pluto has dual classification as a planet and a TNO (Trans-Neptunian Object).
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Postby Tora » Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:57 pm

Pluto is a member of so-called Kuiper belt - a constellation of minor planets, the only difference that Pluto has concerns this fact - rarely the orbit of it's flight covers the one of planet Neptune and Pluto obtains a very slightly visible atmosphere.
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Postby Krisi » Sun Nov 11, 2007 7:13 am

On August 24, 2006, astronomers had resolved to demote Pluto as a part of the cosmic club. Also on this date, it was officially declared that there are only 8 planets in the solar system.
Because, Pluto is considered as a dwarf planet. Under the definition - dwarf planets are not planets. It is recognized as a new classification of Trans - Neptunian Objects.

This resolution (to remove Pluto from the line of planets in the Solar System) was done by vote. And out of the 10,000 professional astronomers around the globe only 424 astronomers were allowed to vote. (Which is even less than 5% of the world's astronomers.)

A scientist tagged the definition (dwarf planet & categorized as TNO) as farce and absurd! And said that the astronomers are already spreading around an appeal involved to reverse the IAU (International Astronomical Union) resolution. Some astronomers attacked the definition as vague.


:idea: a touch of history*
Venetia Burney Phair - 11 year old British girl who gave the Planet X Pluto its name. On May 1930, the planet was officially called Pluto. Pluto was the Greek god of the underworld.
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Postby (((Edu))) » Mon Nov 26, 2007 1:02 pm

Pluto is Mickey's dog.
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Postby Krisi » Mon Nov 26, 2007 10:42 pm

(((Edu))) wrote:Pluto is Mickey's dog.


:P :lol:
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