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Pluto is no longer a planet

August 25 2006

Pluto has lost the status planety.Takoe decision was made Division III of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the General Assembly which is taking place these days in Prague. After a heated debate two and a half thousand scientists voted for the decision, according to which Pluto is now moving into a new category - "dwarf planet."

Previously suggested, conversely, to expand the list of planets, recognizing them all bodies are large enough to have their own gravity gave them a spherical hydrostatic equilibrium shape, transmits the Echo of Moscow ".

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