Pluto

Austin Greene smore

Classified as what?

Pluto is classified as a dwarf planet.

What is the length of a year?

A year on Pluto would be 248 Earth years

what is the length of a day?

On Pluto 1 day would be 6.4 earth days

what is the temperature range?

The temperature of Pluto is about minus 390 degrees.

what is the composition of it?

Pluto is constructed of rock, water ice and frozen nitrogen.

What is the distance from the sun?

Pluto is 3.7 billion miles from the sun.

Do any have moons?

Pluto has 5 moons

What are at least 3 distinguishing charecteristics of it?

1.Pluto is one of the largest planets in the Kuiper belt.


2.Pluto was once a planet but reclassified as a dwarf planet in 2006.


3.Pluto's geography consists of mountains reaching and exceeding 11,000 feet, comparable to Earth's Rocky Mountains

name at least 2 missions that has explored it and the date the mission launched?

There is only one mission to Pluto, New horizons was the mission and launched on July 14, 2006 at 11:49:58 UTC