Reply to post: Re: Confused

Pluto is more alive than Mars, huff physicists who are still not over dwarf planet's demotion

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Re: Confused

Don't forget that Pluto was discovered by an American. Losing "planet" status meant loss of face.

Since it is about one sixth of the mass of the Moon and 0.2% of the earth, it's not a major planet. Labelling Pluto, Eris etc as minor or dwarf planets, or "plutoids" seems a fair compromise.

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