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Dwarf planets are round and orbit the Sun just like the eight major planets. But unlike planets, dwarf planets are not able to clear their orbital path so there are no similar objects at roughly the same distance from the Sun. A dwarf planet is much smaller than a planet (smaller even than Earth's moon), but it is not a moon. Pluto is the best known of the dwarf planets.

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26 Jul 2010 Dawn Journal Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2 Jul 2010 Course Correction Keeps New Horizons on Path to Pluto Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
29 Jun 2010 Engineers Assess Dawn's Reaction Wheel Jet Propulsion Laboratory
27 Jun 2010 Dawn Journal Jet Propulsion Laboratory
25 Feb 2010 Halfway to Pluto Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboaratory
19 Feb 2010 WISE Medley NASA/JPL
4 Feb 2010 Pluto's Dramatic Faces NASA
30 Jan 2010 Dawn Journal NASA/JPL
7 Dec 2009 Farewell 2009 Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboaratory
12 Nov 2009 New Horizons Roused Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboaratory
14 May 2009 Remebering Venetia Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
19 Mar 2009 One-Third Down Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
12 Mar 2009 New Horizons Spots Triton Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
18 Sep 2008 Fifth Dwarf Planet Named Haumea International Astronomical Union
15 Jul 2008 New Name for Dwarf Planet: Makemake U.S. Geological Survey
11 Jun 2008 Plutoid chosen as name for Solar System objects like Pluto International Astronomical Union
6 Mar 2007 Studying Dwarf Planets Astrobiology Magazine
5 Mar 2007 The PI's Perspective: The Tip of the Iceberg Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
15 Feb 2007 The PI's Perspective: Calm Before Close Approach Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
28 Nov 2006 New Horizons, Not Quite to Jupiter, Makes First Pluto Sighting Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
2 Nov 2006 The PI's Perspective: Making Old Horizons New Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
26 Sep 2006 Changing Seasons on the Road Trip to Planet 9 Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
14 Sep 2006 Xena Has Officially Been Named Eris California Institute of Technology
14 Sep 2006 Pluto - Now Even More on the Cosmic "D-list" International Astronomical Union
7 Sep 2006 Unabashedly Onward to the Ninth Planet Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
 
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26 Jul 2010 Dawn Journal Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2 Jul 2010 Course Correction Keeps New Horizons on Path to Pluto Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
29 Jun 2010 Engineers Assess Dawn's Reaction Wheel Jet Propulsion Laboratory
27 Jun 2010 Dawn Journal Jet Propulsion Laboratory
25 Feb 2010 Halfway to Pluto Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboaratory
19 Feb 2010 WISE Medley NASA/JPL
4 Feb 2010 Pluto's Dramatic Faces NASA
30 Jan 2010 Dawn Journal NASA/JPL
7 Dec 2009 Farewell 2009 Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboaratory
12 Nov 2009 New Horizons Roused Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboaratory
14 May 2009 Remebering Venetia Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
19 Mar 2009 One-Third Down Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
12 Mar 2009 New Horizons Spots Triton Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
18 Sep 2008 Fifth Dwarf Planet Named Haumea International Astronomical Union
15 Jul 2008 New Name for Dwarf Planet: Makemake U.S. Geological Survey
11 Jun 2008 Plutoid chosen as name for Solar System objects like Pluto International Astronomical Union
6 Mar 2007 Studying Dwarf Planets Astrobiology Magazine
5 Mar 2007 The PI's Perspective: The Tip of the Iceberg Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
15 Feb 2007 The PI's Perspective: Calm Before Close Approach Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
28 Nov 2006 New Horizons, Not Quite to Jupiter, Makes First Pluto Sighting Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
2 Nov 2006 The PI's Perspective: Making Old Horizons New Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
26 Sep 2006 Changing Seasons on the Road Trip to Planet 9 Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
14 Sep 2006 Xena Has Officially Been Named Eris California Institute of Technology
14 Sep 2006 Pluto - Now Even More on the Cosmic "D-list" International Astronomical Union
7 Sep 2006 Unabashedly Onward to the Ninth Planet Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
 
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