...Beauty, cleaning, DIY tips and more - free to join!
   Login   Contact us   Site map   Puzzle Club   Ask a question    Newsletter

What is Pluto like?

Question asked by: knowitall

Pluto is a planet but its planetary status has been disputed with the discovery of thousands of similar lumps of rock, some bigger than Pluto, at a much greater distance from the sun.

The orbit of Pluto is very long indeed - 248 years in fact!

It is a small planet and sometimes its orbit comes inside that of Neptune hence at times it is really the 8th planet rather than the 9th!

Pluto is believed to mainly be made of ice and rock.

By: Unknown
star star
Average rating for this answer is 2 / 5

Rate Answer
Comment or provide your answer to this question
No comments have been added to this question "What is Pluto like?".
Ask a New Question

Find out more about Astronomy

Astronomy Questions and Answers

planets and astronomy Questions and Answers

Next question: What is Charon like?

Become a Member! It's Free >>>

Share on Facebook: On Twitter: TwitterTweet this!

Question Keywords


More Questions:

Distance Of Saturn From The Sun?
What Colour Is The Moon?
How Far From Earth Is The Moon?
What Features Does A Comet Have?
Which Planets In The Solar System Do Not Have Moons?