Scientists hope to restore the title of the planet Pluto. Pluto in 2006 was removed from the nine planets in the solar system, because the number of objects was found in the size and quality not inferior to it.
According to Russian media, “Komsomolskaya Pravda” reported that scientists hope to restore the title of the planet Pluto. Pluto in 2006 was removed from the nine planets in the solar system, because the number of objects was found in the size and quality not inferior to it.
At the meeting of the International Astronomical Union in Prague held on the “planet” to make the definition of astronomers from different countries to agree: the planets around the star turn of the celestial bodies, planets need to have a certain quality, but quality should be large enough making their own similar spherical, Pluto does not meet the third condition – near the track can not have small bodies. Pluto at the edge of the solar system – the so-called Kuiper belt, while the Kuiper belt after the formation of the solar system has left thousands of small bodies.
However, not everyone agrees will be reduced Pluto “dwarf planet.” 8 years on Pluto’s status has been aroused heated discussion, not just astronomers to participate in the discussion. In the United States, Illinois – discovered Pluto astronomer Clyde Tombaugh was born, a few years ago even March 13 – the day announced the discovery of Pluto called Pluto days.
In this week, American scientists have gathered in the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and they listened to support and oppose the resumption of the planet Pluto title sounds, and finally adopted a resolution wish to cancel the decision of the International Astronomical Union eight years ago. Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is the astronomical community very authoritative body, but merely a desire not to let Pluto American scientists again become a “planet.” This requires the meeting of the International Astronomical Union held next year in order to make a decision on.
“Daily Mail” wrote support the restoration of the planet Pluto to restore the title of it is hoped that the vote will go there soon reach Pluto from “New Horizons” probe to upload new data back, to convince people to recognize Pluto are nine planets of the solar system.