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Amid new push to make Pluto a planet again... Get over it, ice-world's assassin tells El Reg

Red Bren

"But you have to be careful with the "sun orbit" requirement anyway, since pendants like myself will point out that the Jupiter-Sol barycenter is outside the sun, so technically they orbit each other."

I thought one of the reasons for Pluto's demotion was due to its barycenter with Charon being beyond its radius.

On a further point of pedantry, the fact that the Jupiter-Sol barycenter is outside the sun is why the sun is not classed as a planet...

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