Dwarf planets

By: Ethan B

What are Dwarf Planets

Dwarf planets are rocky, icy objects. They are larger than comets and asteroids, but smaller than planets.

How big are they

Eris is the biggest Dwarf planet we know. It is 1,500 miles( 2,400 kilometers )in diameter. The smallest a Dwarf planet can be is about 185 miles( 300 kilometers ) in diameter.

Where are they found

Ceres is the closest to the sun.It is found in the asteroid belt. The rest of them are found in the outer solar system beyond Neptune, the Kuiper belt.
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What are the known Dwarf planets

There are 6 official Dwarf planets.The we know are Eris, Ceres, Makemake, Pluto, Haumea which is oval in shape, and unknown v774104. But there not the only Dwarf planets, there is also Charon, Orcus, Sedna, Quacar, Varuna, and Exion.
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