Facts about Pluto


Danny Martinez, Contributor


Pluto is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt. Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh on February 18, 1930. Pluto is the second closest dwarf planet to the sun and was at one point classified as the ninth planet. This planet was reclassified from a planet to a dwarf planet in 2006.


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Pluto is the largest dwarf planet, but only the second most massive. A fun fact about Pluto is that it’s named after the Greek god of the underworld.