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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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3 Jun 2015 NASA's Hubble Finds Pluto's Moons Tumbling in Absolute Chaos NASA / Space Telescope Science Institute / University of Cologne
28 May 2015 So Far, All Clear: New Horizons Team Completes First Search for Pluto System Hazards NASA / Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
28 May 2015 Dawn Spirals Closer to Ceres, Returns a New View NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
27 May 2015 NASA's New Horizons Sees More Detail as It Draws Closer to Pluto NASA / Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
10 May 2015 Ceres Animation Showcases Bright Spots NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
29 Apr 2015 NASA's New Horizons Detects Surface Features, Possible Polar Cap on Pluto NASA / Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
25 Apr 2015 Dawn Enters Science Orbit NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
19 Apr 2015 Ceres' Bright Spots Come Back Into View NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
6 Mar 2015 NASA Spacecraft Becomes First to Orbit a Dwarf Planet NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
1 Mar 2015 NASA Spacecraft Nears Historic Dwarf Planet Arrival NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
25 Feb 2015 'Bright Spot' on Ceres Has Dimmer Companion NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
18 Feb 2015 85 Years after Pluto's Discovery, NASA's New Horizons Spots Small Moons Orbiting Pluto NASA
17 Feb 2015 Dawn Captures Sharper Images of Ceres NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
12 Feb 2015 The View from New Horizons: A Full Day on Pluto-Charon NASA
26 Jan 2015 NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Captures Best-Ever View of Dwarf Planet NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
19 Jan 2015 Dawn Delivers New Image of Ceres NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
15 Jan 2015 NASA's New Horizons Begins First Stages of Pluto Encounter NASA/JPL/GSFC
29 Dec 2014 Dawn Spacecraft Begins Approach to Dwarf Planet Ceres NASA/JPL
6 Dec 2014 On Pluto's Doorstep, NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Awakens for Encounter NASA
5 Dec 2014 Dawn Snaps Its Best-Yet Image of Dwarf Planet Ceres NASA/JPL
13 Nov 2014 New Horizons Set to Wake Up for Pluto Encounter NASA/JHUAPL
15 Oct 2014 NASA's Hubble Telescope Finds Potential Kuiper Belt Targets for New Horizons Pluto Mission NASA/STSI
16 Sep 2014 Dawn Operating Normally After Safe Mode Triggered NASA/JPL
12 Sep 2014 New Horizons Makes its First Detection of Pluto's Moon Hydra NASA/JHUAPL
29 Aug 2014 New Horizons Commanded into Last Pre-Pluto Slumber NASA/JHUAPL
 
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3 Jun 2015 NASA's Hubble Finds Pluto's Moons Tumbling in Absolute Chaos NASA / Space Telescope Science Institute / University of Cologne
28 May 2015 So Far, All Clear: New Horizons Team Completes First Search for Pluto System Hazards NASA / Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
28 May 2015 Dawn Spirals Closer to Ceres, Returns a New View NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
27 May 2015 NASA's New Horizons Sees More Detail as It Draws Closer to Pluto NASA / Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
10 May 2015 Ceres Animation Showcases Bright Spots NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
29 Apr 2015 NASA's New Horizons Detects Surface Features, Possible Polar Cap on Pluto NASA / Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
25 Apr 2015 Dawn Enters Science Orbit NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
19 Apr 2015 Ceres' Bright Spots Come Back Into View NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
6 Mar 2015 NASA Spacecraft Becomes First to Orbit a Dwarf Planet NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
1 Mar 2015 NASA Spacecraft Nears Historic Dwarf Planet Arrival NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
25 Feb 2015 'Bright Spot' on Ceres Has Dimmer Companion NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
18 Feb 2015 85 Years after Pluto's Discovery, NASA's New Horizons Spots Small Moons Orbiting Pluto NASA
17 Feb 2015 Dawn Captures Sharper Images of Ceres NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
12 Feb 2015 The View from New Horizons: A Full Day on Pluto-Charon NASA
26 Jan 2015 NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Captures Best-Ever View of Dwarf Planet NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
19 Jan 2015 Dawn Delivers New Image of Ceres NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
15 Jan 2015 NASA's New Horizons Begins First Stages of Pluto Encounter NASA/JPL/GSFC
29 Dec 2014 Dawn Spacecraft Begins Approach to Dwarf Planet Ceres NASA/JPL
6 Dec 2014 On Pluto's Doorstep, NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Awakens for Encounter NASA
5 Dec 2014 Dawn Snaps Its Best-Yet Image of Dwarf Planet Ceres NASA/JPL
13 Nov 2014 New Horizons Set to Wake Up for Pluto Encounter NASA/JHUAPL
15 Oct 2014 NASA's Hubble Telescope Finds Potential Kuiper Belt Targets for New Horizons Pluto Mission NASA/STSI
16 Sep 2014 Dawn Operating Normally After Safe Mode Triggered NASA/JPL
12 Sep 2014 New Horizons Makes its First Detection of Pluto's Moon Hydra NASA/JHUAPL
29 Aug 2014 New Horizons Commanded into Last Pre-Pluto Slumber NASA/JHUAPL
 
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