https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/dwarf-planets/pluto/overview/

Jan 28, 2019 ... Pluto is the best known world of the vast, intriguing Kuiper Belt. ... Charon, is so big that Pluto and Charon orbit each other like a double planet.

https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/nasa-knows/what-is-pluto-k4.html

Aug 4, 2015 ... Pluto is a dwarf planet in our solar system. ... their central planet; this animation shows that certainly isn't the case with the small moons of Pluto, ...

https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/ice-dwarf/en/

It's an area full of icy bodies and other dwarf planets at the edge of our solar system. Because Pluto is the biggest object in this region, some call it "King of the  ...

https://www.space.com/why-pluto-is-not-a-planet.html

Mar 28, 2019 ... Pluto was found and classified as a planet in 1930, when ... Stern, a leader of NASA's New Horizons mission, which flew past Pluto in 2015, told ...

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/dwarf-planets/pluto/in-depth/

Dwarf planet Pluto is a member of a group of objects that orbit in a disc-like zone .... It isn't known whether Pluto has a magnetic field, but its small size and slow ...

https://www.space.com/25986-planet-definition.html

Apr 7, 2018 ... The planets of the solar system as depicted by a NASA computer ... This definition meant that Pluto — considered a planet at the time — was ...

https://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/pluto.html

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) downgraded the status of Pluto to that of a ... A “dwarf planet,” as defined by the IAU, is a celestial body in direct orbit of the Sun ... Solar System Exploration: Pluto - NASA provides an abundance of ...

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/08/dwarf-planet-pluto-astronomy/

Aug 24, 2006 ... The distant, ice-covered world is no longer a true planet, according to a new ... Go behind the scenes of NASA's farthest-ever flyby mission.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pluto

Pluto (minor planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt , a ring of ..... Alan Stern, principal investigator with NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, derided the IAU resolution, stating that "the definition stinks, for ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/solar-system/dwarf-planets-pluto-ceres/

Learn more about dwarf planets and Pluto's role in our solar system. ... In January 2006, NASA launched its New Horizons spacecraft. It swung past Jupiter for a ...