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Scope on the Skies: Pluto returns to the ninth position

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This column focuses on astronomy throughout the year. This month’s issue highlights the rare event that takes place this February and everyone who thinks that Pluto is the ninth planet in our solar system will be in the right again.

Grades
  • Middle

  • Publication Date
    2/1/1999
  • Volume
    022
  • Issue
    05
  • Pages
    2

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  • on Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:22 AM

This article written in 1999 describes what happens every nineteen years. Pluto (before it was deemed a dwarf planet) becomes the eighth planet and Neptune becomes the ninth. This article is about the unvisited then planet and its moon called Charon. Now that it is a dwarf planet we can see it closer to the sun in 2018.

Adah  (San Antonio, TX)
Adah (San Antonio, TX)


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