Pluto

Science, Grade 6

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Table Of Contents: Pluto

1. Pluto and the Kuiper Belt
Up until 2006, Pluto was considered the ninth planet from the Sun. After intensive studies, a group of international astronomers concluded that Pluto was actually a dwarf planet in a region called the Kuiper Belt. Asteroids and other planetesimals are found in this far distant region of our solar system.
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