The demotion of Pluto

Vallath, Ramgopal (RamG) (2016) The demotion of Pluto. i wonder.... pp. 57-61. ISSN 2582-1636

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Abstract

How did we discover the existence of Pluto? Why have we reclassified Pluto as a dwarf planet? What do we know of other dwarf planets? How do we decide if a celestial body is to be classified as a planet or not? Read on for a first-hand account by Pluto.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Vallath, Ramgopal (RamG)
Document Language:
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pluto, mass ratio, planet
Subjects: Natural Sciences
Natural Sciences > Astronomy & allied sciences
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > i Wonder...
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/1418
Publisher URL: https://azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/SitePages/reso...

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