Kiyana's Pluto

Pluto is a dwarf planet in our solar system.

composition

  • Pluto is made of ice and rock.
  • The ice is not water. It is other chemicals.

Surface

The surface of Pluto is hard and icy. Pluto is very cold. The ice isn't water.

Photos of Pluto

Time

On Pluto, one year is 90,465 Earth days. One day is 6 Earth days and 9 hours.

Name

It was named by an 11 year old girl. Her name was Venetia Burney. She read about a fake king of the underworld. His name was Pluto.

Size, Weight and Gravity

Pluto is very, very small. About 170 plutos can fit in earth. The gravity on Pluto is 8% of Earth's. Things are soooooooooooo much lighter on Pluto than Earth. This is because Pluto is very small.

Moons

Pluto has four moons. Their names are Nix,Hydra,P4 and Charon. Astronomers found
P4 in 2011.
Charon Nix Hydra P4

Atmosphere

Pluto's atmosphere is weak and frozen. Its
atmosphere is slow. Pluto has gases like a blanket. Its atmosphere is very thin.

Fun Fact

In 2006, Pluto was renamed a dwarf planet.

Weather

The temperature on Pluto is -234.c. You will freeze to death and your lips will turn purple.