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The astronomer who nicknamed the planet "Farout" said he did so because it's both "cool" and "a very-far-out object in distance."
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The dwarf planet is new evidence of the long-sought Planet X.
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The dwarf planet was reclassified once before in 2006.
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Michael E. Brown, a researcher in planetary astronomy at Caltech is a servant of the 24th letter in the English alphabet, forever searching for the next big body in the Solar System, the yearned planet 'X'.
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As I was reading about the evidence for the yet-unseen ninth planet, I thought to myself, "Wait a minute. Aren't there already nine planets?" I started listing them off, like you do when you're trying to remember the seven dwarves.
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Scientists say they’re getting closer to discovering what they could be.
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Mystery continues to surround this odd celestial body.
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Ultimately, it does not matter whether Pluto is called a planet or not. People get together, exchange arguments, give new names to the things around them. But Pluto is whatever it is, and has not changed a bit since we demoted it into a dwarf planet.
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The first impressions you glean from the released New Horizons high-resolution images is that Pluto is vastly different from its dwarf planet cousin Ceres. Ceres lives in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, and its surface has been pummeled by asteroids, leaving behind thousands of craters from meters to tens of kilometers across.
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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft returned its first new images of Pluto on Wednesday, as the probe closes in on the dwarf planet.
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The New Horizons spacecraft will skim dwarf planet Pluto on July 14th at 7:49:57 a.m. EDT after nine and a half years of rushing through the Solar System at speeds of up to 83,000 km per hour [relative to the Sun]. You can follow the encounter live through NASA's TV webpage.
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The grainy videos were assembled from images taken by the New Horizons spacecraft on nine occasions from May 29 through June
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Don't call them planets.This year two unmanned spacecrafts are taking us to worlds we have never seen up close. The Dawn mission has been in orbit around Ceres, the largest asteroid in the solar system since March, and the New Horizons spacecraft will make a close fly-by of Pluto on July 14.
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NASA has released a dramatic new video of the dwarf planet Ceres (above). (Story continues below diagram.) Diagram showing