Tuesday, April 19, 2016

#AtoZchallenge P is for Pluto

This year it's all about the science!

P is for Pluto--
Ah, poor pluto. The farthest planet from earth, wait...not only is it lonely out there, it was demoted to a "dwarf planet."
"In essence, the term is meant to designate any planetary-mass object that is neither a planet nor a natural satellite that fits two basic criteria. For one, it must be in direct orbit of the Sun and not be a moon around another body. Second, it must be massive enough for it to have become spherical in shape under its own gravity. And, unlike a planet, it must have not cleared the neighborhood around its orbit." ~Universe Today

Click on the link to visit other participants in the A to Z Challenge. I'm currently #583


  1. Interesting facts! I always wonder how life might be different with a longer 'day' or longer season.

  2. I wish they would go ahead and categorize Pluto and Charon as a binary planetary system already!

  3. Pluto is interesting. Why all the hullabaloo over its designation? Who cares what you call it? It still exists. Everything else is nomenclature.

  4. Pluto just wants us to love him! LOL

    ~Ninja Minion Patricia Lynne aka Patricia Josephine~
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    Patricia Lynne, Indie Author


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