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Pluto is no longer a planet

August 25 2006
05:10

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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