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The marvelous thing about Pluto is that it is smaller than Earth’s moon. Pluto can be closer to the Sun than Neptune because of it’s elliptical orbit. Pluto was discovered in the 1930’s by Clyde W. Tombaugh in Arizona. Pluto was named after the Roman god of the underworld. An accurate measurement is 2,400 km across. Pluto is mainly ice, it most likely has a small rocky core which might have some kind of metals. The icy surface contains frozen nitrogen, methane and carbon monoxide. Pluto is very cold, the temperature changes from -387 to -369 F˚. The marvelous thing about Pluto is that it is smaller than Earth’s moon.
Article posted March 31, 2009 at 04:08 PM •
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Cynthia I like your story, I didn't know that Pluto could be closer to the sun then Neptune. I really like your story.
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