Eris

Amber Lluveres

a) Classified as.....

dwarf planet or "tenth planet," you can also see Eris by using a small telescope.

B) Length of rotation and revolution ............

The revolution period is 557 earth year, but it takes 25.7 hours to rotate on its axis.

C) Temperature range is ........

The ranges are between -217 degrees Celsius to -243 degrees Celsius, so its very cold.

D) The Composition of Eris is ..............

They grew samples of ice of varying compositions – methane, nitrogen, argon, methane-nitrogen mixtures and methane-argon mixtures – at temperatures down to minus 200 degrees Celsius.

E) The Distance from the sun is ..............

Eris is the furthest dwarf planet from the sun,it is 96.4 units away.

F) Dysnomia

This is the only moon in Eris, which takes 16 days to complete a full orbit of Eris.

G) Characteristics

Eris is the largest dwarf planet,Eris has a diameter of 2400km, which is a bit bigger than pluto.Also, Eris is named after the ancient greek goddess.

H) missions

Eris was first discovered in 2005, by a professor, Mike Brown, but i haven't seen much or heard of a mission for Eris.it was first observed in 2003 during a Palomar Observatory survey of the outer solar system, but the discovery was confirmed in January 2005 after the team examined the pictures.
Dwarf Planet Eris

citations

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NewSolarSystem-Eris-noquote.jpg. 2007. Wikimedia Commons, n.p.

Dwarf Planet Eris Surprises Astronomers. 2005. Nj Tamil Radio, n.p.

The Astronomy and Astrology of Eris & Her Moon Dysnomia. 2005. Lunarcollection, n.p. Ed. Nick Anthony Fioernza.

Http://theplanets.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/eris-size.jpg. 2010. The Planets, n.p.

Calcada, and Nick Risinger. Artist's Impression of the Dwarf Planet Iris. 2015. Wikipedia, n.p.