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Pluto has some interesting planet — like characteristics. It has at least 3 moons. As many as Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars combined. It has an atmosphere.
It orbits the Sun. We need a good definition for Planet. It should work for extrasolar planets.
It should work for the public. The dynamics concept does not work for the public. The committee proposed a definition. The IAU should have voted it in or not. We went through this inand Ceres, which had been a planet, was demoted.
The minor planets were invented. We compounded this by inventing Dwarf Planets. Now we get to argue if a Dwarf Planet is a Planet or not. But the minor planet center gave Pluto a number. With the dynamic clause, there is only one planet.
Jupiter is clearly the gravitational bully of the solar system, after the Sun. All other objects are in resonance with Jupiter. So, the Earth needs a minor planet number. April 11, at 4: Only later, when we got to grasp the kind of things that were seeing and the origin of the term got forgotten, the designation excluded the Sun and The Moon… Nuno April 11, at 7: The moons of Mars are indeed losing orbital radius.
These outer objects, Kuiper belt objects are the most interesting things being explored in the solar system today.
April 13, at 9: New Horizons made it past the moon in 8 hours and Jupiter in 3 months. I always will be because we wasted 25 years of huge leaps in space tech. April 14, at 2: There are really big moons, and other small and less important objects.
April 16, at The terms of the resolution adopted were changed over and over right onto the last day. No electronic voting was allowed, so the 96 percent of IAU members not present in the room had no say whatsoever.
Immediately, over professional astronomers led by Dr. That is like saying a grizzly bear is not a bear. In astronomy, dwarf galaxies are still galaxies, and dwarf stars are still stars our sun is a dwarf star!Friends: I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I gave it to you straight last summer when I told you that Donald Trump would be the Republican nominee for president.
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