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Pluto (was: Re: Naming days of the week and months of the year????)

From:Robert Hailman <robert@...>
Date:Friday, April 27, 2001, 15:58
Henrik Theiling wrote:
> > Hi! > > Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> writes: > > Raymond Brown wrote: > > > We now have nine planets - but a nine-day week is too long > > > > Some astronomers don't consider Pluto a planet (in fact, didn't the IAU > > officially declare it not a planet? > > Hmm?? Who not? It circles around the sun, ergo it's a planet. > > *Puzzled*...
I don't know if it was recently declared not a planet, but I do know that there are people who don't consider it one. The main reason is that it's much too small to be a planet, really. It's more of a lone asteroid, or moon. Maybe some one else can shed more light on this. -- Robert


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