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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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Computer-generated image of Juno spacecraft at Jupiter.
  1. Go to Eyes on the Solar System - http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/eyes
  2. Choose your mission or destination
  3. Use the controls to pose the spacecraft, planet or moon like you want it.
  4. Take a screenshot (such as the one of Juno at Jupiter to the right).
    • In Windows 7, the snipping tool is very good.
    • In Windows XP, use "print-screen" key and paste into a photo editing program.
    • On a Mac, the "Grab" tool is great for screenshots.
More tips can be found here: http://take-a-screenshot.org/

Computer-generated image of Juno spacecraft at Jupiter.
  1. Go to Eyes on the Solar System - http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/eyes
  2. Choose your mission or destination
  3. Use the controls to pose the spacecraft, planet or moon like you want it.
  4. Take a screenshot (such as the one of Juno at Jupiter to the right).
    • In Windows 7, the snipping tool is very good.
    • In Windows XP, use "print-screen" key and paste into a photo editing program.
    • On a Mac, the "Grab" tool is great for screenshots.
More tips can be found here: http://take-a-screenshot.org/