Pluto's Status As A Non-Planet

Pluto's Status As A Non-Planet

Remember Pluto? In 2006, Pluto was revoked its status as a planet. Nothing about Pluto changed—the definition of a planet did. However, Pluto may once again become a planet in the future. Why is Pluto not currently considered a planet?

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from CGP Grey

Key Facts In This Video

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    Pluto is smaller than 9 moons in the Milky Way galaxy. (1:32)

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    Pluto was discovered in 1930. (2:55)

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    Pluto was re-categorized as an object in the Kuiper Belt, alongside other icy orbs. (3:33)

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