Monday, September 15, 2014

Fact of the Day: Pluto Year

It takes about 247 years for Pluto to revolve one orbit around the Sun. One "Pluto Year" never passed between its discovery and the year (2006) astronomers considered it a dwarf planet instead of a major planet. 

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  1. Damn, be dead twice over before it goes around

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  2. Wow, now that's an interesting fact.

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  3. Cool, I love everything that has to do with space, it's so fascinating! Thanks Adam for passing by my blog :)

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  4. I heard why Pluto's designation was downgraded.
    It's a Mickey Mouse planet.
    BA DUM BUM.

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  5. Who knows, maybe it'll be considered a major planet again in another Pluto year?

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  6. So . . . discovered and downgraded all within one Pluto year, eh? Sad.

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  7. Slow and steady wins the race. Watch it outlast all the "big" planets.

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  8. I loved your perspective on this, Adam!

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