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  • Pluto Could Be Made A Planet Again, Along With 102 Other Celestial Bodies

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    This proposed new definition of "planets" would bring back Pluto, but would also reclassify over a hundred other celestial bodies -- including our moon!

    Do You Know What Color Pluto Really Is? - https://youtu.be/8beVI8wdkZg
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    Behind the Push to Get Pluto Its Planetary Groove Back
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    "Pluto's loss of planetary status in 2006 remains controversial. Now a new definition is being proposed that would restore Pluto while increasing the number of "planets" in our solar system to over 110."

    NASA Scientists Have Proposed a New Definition of Planets, and Pluto Could Soon Be Back
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    "The key change the team is hoping to get approved is that cosmic bodies in our Solar System no longer need to be orbiting the Sun to be considered planets - they say we should be looking at their intrinsic physical properties, not their interactions with stars."

    Should Pluto Be a Planet After All? Experts Weigh In
    http://www.space.com/9553-p......
    "Pluto was demoted to a newly created category, "dwarf planet," in 2006, partly because of the discovery a year earlier of Eris, another icy body from Pluto's neighborhood. Eris was thought to be bigger than Pluto until Nov. 6, when astronomers got a chance to recalculate Eris' size."

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