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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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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
7 Sep 2006 Pluto-Bound Camera Sees 'First Light' Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
28 Aug 2006 New Horizons Continuing on to Pluto, Planet or Not NASA Headquarters
24 Aug 2006 Xena Awarded Dwarf Planet Status California Institute of Technology
24 Aug 2006 Honey, I Shrunk the Solar System NASA/JPL-Caltech
24 Aug 2006 Pluto Downgraded International Astronomical Union
17 Aug 2006 What Is a Binary Planet? Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
18 Jul 2006 Nine Years to the Ninth Planet, and Counting Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
7 Jul 2006 New Horizons Student-Built Dust Detector Renamed Venetia Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
22 Jun 2006 Pluto's Two Small Moons Christened Nix and Hydra Southwest Research Institute
16 Jun 2006 New Horizons Tracks an Asteroid Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
2 Jun 2006 The PI's Perspective: A Summer's Crossing of the Asteroid Belt Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
2 May 2006 The PI's Perspective: "Exploration at Its Greatest" Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
10 Apr 2006 Outbound for the Frontier, New Horizons Crosses the Orbit of Mars Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
21 Mar 2006 The PI Perspective: Zero G and I Feel Fine Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
2 Mar 2006 The PI's Perspective: Boulder and Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
23 Feb 2006 Hubble Confirms New Moons of Pluto John Hopkins University Space Telescope Science Institute
16 Feb 2006 New Horizons Update: Tom's Cruise Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
1 Feb 2006 Our Aim Is True Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
25 Jan 2006 On The Road at Last Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
19 Jan 2006 Liftoff -- New Horizons is On its Way! NASA/JPL-Caltech
 
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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
7 Sep 2006 Pluto-Bound Camera Sees 'First Light' Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
28 Aug 2006 New Horizons Continuing on to Pluto, Planet or Not NASA Headquarters
24 Aug 2006 Xena Awarded Dwarf Planet Status California Institute of Technology
24 Aug 2006 Honey, I Shrunk the Solar System NASA/JPL-Caltech
24 Aug 2006 Pluto Downgraded International Astronomical Union
17 Aug 2006 What Is a Binary Planet? Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
18 Jul 2006 Nine Years to the Ninth Planet, and Counting Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
7 Jul 2006 New Horizons Student-Built Dust Detector Renamed Venetia Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
22 Jun 2006 Pluto's Two Small Moons Christened Nix and Hydra Southwest Research Institute
16 Jun 2006 New Horizons Tracks an Asteroid Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
2 Jun 2006 The PI's Perspective: A Summer's Crossing of the Asteroid Belt Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
2 May 2006 The PI's Perspective: "Exploration at Its Greatest" Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
10 Apr 2006 Outbound for the Frontier, New Horizons Crosses the Orbit of Mars Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
21 Mar 2006 The PI Perspective: Zero G and I Feel Fine Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
2 Mar 2006 The PI's Perspective: Boulder and Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
23 Feb 2006 Hubble Confirms New Moons of Pluto John Hopkins University Space Telescope Science Institute
16 Feb 2006 New Horizons Update: Tom's Cruise Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
1 Feb 2006 Our Aim Is True Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
25 Jan 2006 On The Road at Last Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
19 Jan 2006 Liftoff -- New Horizons is On its Way! NASA/JPL-Caltech
 
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