A dwarf planet is an object that orbits the sun, has enough mass to become mostly round, is not in orbit around another object, and has not cleared the area around its orbit of other objects. Currently there are five known dwarf planets in our solar system. There may be hundreds...

Facts On The Five Known Dwarf Planets [Infographic]

A dwarf planet is an object that orbits the sun, has enough mass to become mostly round, is not in orbit around another object, and has not cleared the area around its orbit of other objects. Currently there are five known dwarf planets in our solar system. There may be hundreds...

Inside Dwarf Planet Pluto (Infographic) | Planet Pluto Physical & Orbital Characteristics, Binary System, Kuiper Belt | Space.com

Inside Dwarf Planet Pluto (Infographic) | Planet Pluto Physical & Orbital Characteristics, Binary System, Kuiper Belt | Space.com

Learn about Pluto and the other dwarf planets: Ceres, Haumea, Makemake, and Eris!

Learn about Pluto and the other dwarf planets: Ceres, Haumea, Makemake, and Eris!

Meet the 5 Dwarf Planets! by scishow: Our tour of the solar system isn’t over yet! Jessi introduces you to some of the most newly-named members of the solar system: the five dwarf planets! SOURCES:Dwarf Planets: Overview Dwarf Planets Dwarf Planet Facts The Kuiper Belt Support SciShow on Patreon

Meet the 5 Dwarf Planets! by scishow: Our tour of the solar system isn’t over yet! Jessi introduces you to some of the most newly-named members of the solar system: the five dwarf planets! SOURCES:Dwarf Planets: Overview Dwarf Planets Dwarf Planet Facts The Kuiper Belt Support SciShow on Patreon

Discovered in 1930, Pluto is the second closest dwarf planet to the Sun and was at one point classified as the ninth planet. Pluto is now confirmed to be the largest dwarf planet.

Discovered in 1930, Pluto is the second closest dwarf planet to the Sun and was at one point classified as the ninth planet. Pluto is now confirmed to be the largest dwarf planet.

Solar System Facts. The last 4 are questionable. Pluto is no longer considered a planet and if it is now just an asteroid, then the last 3 are probably just asteroids as well.

Solar System Facts. The last 4 are questionable. Pluto is no longer considered a planet and if it is now just an asteroid, then the last 3 are probably just asteroids as well.

Ceres, orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, has almost no gravity, warmth or atmosphere. Living On Dwarf Planet Ceres in the Asteroid Belt (Infographic) by Karl Tate, SPACE.com Infographics Artist

Ceres, orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, has almost no gravity, warmth or atmosphere. Living On Dwarf Planet Ceres in the Asteroid Belt (Infographic) by Karl Tate, SPACE.com Infographics Artist

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