So there aren't any Plutons?
So it has finally shrunken to 8...No plutons.
The term Pluton has been replaced by "dwarf planet", however, as Frogfish correctly says, dwarf planets will not be considered "real" planets.
Hello, new to the board. I too read the news this morning that Pluto is no longer being
Anyway, this news today kind of contradicts the new released about a week ago that Astronomers planed on boosting our solar system to 12 planets. They also propose keeping Pluto in the club. Guess not!
The news release from a week ago was the draft proposal of the Planet Definition Committee of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). This proposal was rejected by the full IAU convention and the definition of a planet announced today was adopted instead.