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How many planets in the solar system, or demoted Pluto

planetsThe sensational decision was taken on Aug. 25, 2006 2,5 thousand participants of the Congress of the International Astronomical Union. Millions of books on astronomy, the sky thousands of maps, hundreds of scientific papers will be rewritten. Pluto is now removed from the list of planets in the solar system. The International Astronomical Union ten days of debate deprived the most mysterious objects of the solar system status, which he had only 76 years.

And he did not orbit the circle, and ellipse, and so he is very small, so it is not in the same list with such as the Earth and with such giants like Jupiter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on April 26, 2010 in Planet


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