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This website, by Caltech astronomer Mike Brown, is an article that recounts the reclassification of Pluto as a dwarf planet. The article explains the issues, tells how they were resolved, and answers related questions. At the bottom of the page is a link to a similar website about the dwarf planet Xena.
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Restriction: © 2007 Mike Brown, California Institute of Technology
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Keywords: 2003 UB313, Kuiper Belt, Pluto, dwarf planet, solar system
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 27, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Aug 22, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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June 26, 2007
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(California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 2007), WWW Document, (
The Eight Planets, (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 2007), <>.
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The Eight Planets. (2007, June 26). Retrieved June 20, 2019, from California Institute of Technology:
Chicago Format
California Institute of Technology. The Eight Planets. Pasadena: California Institute of Technology, June 26, 2007. (accessed 20 June 2019).
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The Eight Planets. Pasadena: California Institute of Technology, 2007. 26 June 2007. 20 June 2019 <>.
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