Why is Pluto no longer a planet ?
: It doesn't meet the necessary requirements needed to be a planet.
: It hasn't cleared the neighborhood of its orbits.
: Pluto didn't meet its 3rd criteria.
Pluto met every other standard except one important one.
What is Pluto ?
: Pluto's color is actually brown.
: Pluto is 4.5 billion years old.
: The sun is 2.757 billion miles from Pluto.
: Pluto is now considered a dwarf planet.
Some fun facts about Pluto !
: Another way to study Pluto is to fly a rocket.
: A fact is it takes about 9 years to go in a rocket to get to Pluto.
: The suns heat just barely reaches Pluto.
: Because of its size it's rare that we will live there someday.