Ten Facts About the Planet Pluto?

Answer Tiny, icy Pluto was long regarded as our solar system's ninth, most-distant planet. However, in recent years, scientists across the globe have changed their opinion of the rocky little body: Pluto ... Read More »

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Which planet has a moon named oberon?

Oberon is a cold, crater-filled moon of Uranus. It is just one of 27 moons orbiting the planet, all of which are named after characters from the works of William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope.Sour... Read More »

What planet is closest to the sun&orbited by a moon?

Earth is the planet closest to the sun that is orbited by a moon. Mercury and Venus are closer to the sun than Earth, but neither of them have any moons. Earth is the fifth largest planet in this s... Read More »

What planet is near the moon in August over Washington state?

During August 2010, the moon will pass by all of the planets, beginning with Mercury on the 11th and Saturn, Venus and Mars on the 12th. It will be conjunct with Pluto on the 19th, Neptune on the 2... Read More »

Why is pluto called pluto?

Pluto was first observed in 1930, 25 years after the American astronomer Percival Lowell first theorized its existence. Its naming continued a long-established tradition of naming planets after Rom... Read More »