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This website, by Caltech astronomer Mike Brown, is an article that recounts the reclassification of Pluto as a dwarf planet. The article explains the issues, tells how they were resolved, and answers related questions. At the bottom of the page is a link to a similar website about the dwarf planet Xena.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,Higher Education,NSDL,solar system,2003 UB313,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Pluto,Solar System,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,dwarf planet,Astronomy,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070703141729599T,Kuiper Belt

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    English

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