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...ence and Children
Q: Why is a Pluto no longer a planet
On August 24, 2006, the
cal Union (IAU) decided that
Pluto is no longer a planet, but
rather a “dwarf planet.” How ...
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51 Summer 2007 s c i e n c e s c o p e
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4b. The reason we experience seasons is because the
distance between the earth and Sun changes.
39% True 61% False...
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40 FEBRUARY 1999 SCIENCE SCOPE
Pluto returns to ninth position
You won’t see a full moon this month
because January and March both
have two full moons this year (see
last month’s column on blue moons)...
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...research project surrounding
Pluto’s lost planetary status
By Lori Graham, Courtney West, and Lindsay Jones
ust as students never stop
learning, neither do librarians
and teachers. Learning is a...
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These two full-frame images of Pluto and Charon were collected separately by New
Horizons during approach on July 13 and July 14, 2015. The relative reflectivity, size,
separation, and orientations ...
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... of the
larger dwarf planets, Pluto, will be in the evening skies
after sunset. While only Jupiter and Uranus will be visible
through small telescopes or binoculars, this part of the
night sky can...
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...and the subsequent transfer of Pluto
from planetary status to its new designation as a dwarf
planet; Pluto’s large moon, Charon, will now be known
as a small solar system body. In addition to Pluto...
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