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Now there are officially only eight planets

Post 1

Gavin Orr

According to
http://www.iau.org/fileadmin/content/pdfs/Resolution_GA26-5-6.pdf

there are now only eight planets : Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. While Ceres, Pluto and Eris (formerly known as the planet 2003 UB313), now belong to the category of "Dwarf Planets"

Any plans to update the entry? smiley - run


Now there are officially only eight planets

Post 2

shagbark

Feb 2009 the entry was officially updated.
Neptune is now recognized as the furthest of eight planets.


Now there are officially only eight planets

Post 3

shagbark

The hyper link in post #1 may not work.
try
http://www.iau.org/static/resolutions/Resolution_GA26-5-6.pdf


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