Tag: pluto

Today is February 18.

February 18, 2023

Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh on February 18, 1930. Until 2006, Pluto was in planetary status… The name Pluto was suggested by 12-year-old Venetia Burney from Oxford, England.

Ice volcano on Pluto

April 23, 2022

Ice volcanoes found on the surface of Pluto. An iceberg, or ice volcano, is a body of water that rises and cools in the form of a volcano. In July 2015, scientists analyzed images taken by NASA’s spacecraft orbiting Pluto and its satellites to identify the presence of ice volcanoes on Pluto. The temperature at…

Here are some pictures to get a closer look at Pluto

April 3, 2022

Digitally elevated models of some of the images received are also included.

It is 15 years since Pluto lost its planetary status.

August 25, 2021

On August 24, 2006, the IAU (International Astronomical Union) reclassified Pluto as a dwarf planet. Pluto is a TRANS-NEPTUNIAN Object.Pluto is the second largest Trans-Neptunian object.