How Many Miles Is Pluto From the Sun?


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Pluto is considered a dwarf planet, and it is about 3.7 billion miles from the sun. Until it was reclassified in 2006, Pluto was the ninth and furthest planet from the sun.

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Pluto is located in the Kuiper Belt, which is home to more than a trillion other comets. At the time of its discovery in 1930, Pluto was the first and only planet named by an 11-year-old girl in England. Made mostly of ice and rock, this dwarf planet is about one-sixth the size of Earth's moon, and it has six of its own moons that orbit this distance planet.

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