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n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - New 'Plutoid' classification : news notes

Volume 67, Issue 7_8
  • ISSN : 0024-8266
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Abstract

Almost two years after the International Astronomical Union (IAU) caused a worldwide stir by downgrading Pluto's status from a 'proper' planet to a dwarf one, the word 'plutoid' has been introduced to describe "Pluto-like trans-neptunian dwarf planets".

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2016-12-11

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