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Pluto's song

Sometimes, Pluto feels lonely and sings this song

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Mountains in the haze on Pluto

When Pluto was discovered, astronomers expected to find a planet similar to Earth in size. But as they made more observations, they realized that Pluto is actually much smaller than what they initially thought.

Pluto isn’t a planet

But that's OK

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Pluto seen by New Horizons

Since the early 20th century, the International Astronomical Union or IAU – an organization that brings together astronomers from around the world – defines the names used by astronomers to talk about objects in the Solar System. In August 2006, the IAU decided a planet is an object that

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PhD, astrophysicist. I play with keyboards and telescopes whenever I can.