Pluto

Pluto hasn’t always been a Dwarf Planet!

I wanted to do facts about Pluto because I really like the dwarf planets, and wanted to know more about them. Including how they become dwarf planets. Theories argue that the system formed from a giant impact between objects with the total mass about 30% larger than Pluto is now. In August 2006 Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet .”WOW.” Why was Pluto downgraded to a dwarf planet? Well that was because it didn’t meet the criteria set by the IAU.

Pluto, let’s start with the facts:

Diameter: the diameter is 2,372km

Mass: the mass is 1.31 x 10^22kg(0.17 Moons)

Orbit Distance: the Orbit is 5,874,000,000km(39.26AU)

Orbit Period: the Orbit period is two hundred and forty eight point zero years.

Surface temperature: the surface temperature is -229 C

Moons: five (Charon)

Discovery date: the discovery date is  February 18th 1930.

Discovery by: the discovery was by Clyde W. Tombaugh.


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