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NASA Chief Has Declared Pluto a Planet Once Again

In his recent speech at the FIRST Robotics Event in Oklahoma, the NASA chief, Jim Bridenstine said that he goes against the convention that Pluto is not a planet


NASA Chief Has Declared Pluto a Planet Once Again


The contention over Pluto to be renamed as a planet has consistently been in progress. This time, the discussion has been by and by pulled over by NASA boss, who unequivocally accepts that the divine body is a planet. 

In his ongoing discourse at the FIRST Robotics Event in Oklahoma, the NASA boss, Jim Bridenstine said that he conflicts with the show that Pluto isn't a planet. A video that has been shared by meteorologist Cory Reppenhagen on Twitter demonstrates Bridenstine state, "To make sure you know, in my view Pluto is a planet." He further included that, "You can compose that the Nasa head announced Pluto a planet indeed. I'm staying by that, it's the manner in which I learned it and I'm focused on it." 

NASA's announcement conflicts with the official choice of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which downgraded Pluto as a planet in 2006 and ordered it as a diminutive person planet. 

The choice to bar Pluto from the 'planet-hood' was all the additionally certifying after the revelation of another removed divine body, Eris, in 2005 which drove IAU to set down three rules. These three rules must be followed by anyone to authoritatively comprise itself as a planet. 

Be that as it may, Pluto didn't fall under every one of the rules because of its situation in the Kuiper Belt and alongside Eris, it was put added to the repertoire of diminutive person planets. 

Pluto was found by American stargazer Clyde Tombaugh in 1930 and after that it was considered as the ninth planet of the Solar System.

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