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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What is the old kids show where there were two fluffy animals that sat on a couch and transported to another planet and saved the aliens and planet?

it was called 'tiny planets', it was on noggin back in the day and featured two characters named bing and bong :)

What is a heavenly body that orbits a planet?

A heavenly body that orbits a planet is referred to as a satellite. However, the term satellite includes both natural bodies, like a moon, or man-made objects sent into space, like communications e... Read More »

What planet has an ocean that glows in space?

The Earth's oceans can appear to glow. Some phytoplankton, such as dinoflagellates, are bioluminescent and emit a fluorescent light. When these group up together in large numbers, the water appears... Read More »

What do we call an object that is in orbit around a planet?

NASA defines a satellite as any object that travels around a larger object. For example, Earth is a satellite of the sun; the moon is a satellite of Earth. These are called "natural" satellites. Th... Read More »