Pluto een planeet?

Top tien argumenten waarom Pluto wel een planeet is

1. Eight Is NOT Enough. Jim B, Pasadena, CA
2. I'd like a few of the things that I learned in grade school still to be true. David S,Kingwood, TX
3. It annoys people who like tidy categories. Dennis D, Baton Rouge, LA
4. If Pluto isn't a planet, then My Very Eager Mother Just Sewed Us New...What? New
what! Doug E, Leicester, UK
5. We'd have to rename Plutonium if it wasn't. Transneptunianium? Yuck. Lyford R,
Ventura, CA
6. It would annoy Neil Tyson no end NOT to reclassify Pluto, and that makes for good
entertainment for the astronomical community. Lonny B, Parsippany, NJ
7. The solar system will be too sexual if it is no longer ""plutonic."" Paul K, Gilroy, CA
8. Pluto is god of the Underworld, not god of the Underachieving World. Earl G, Radford,VA
9. Look what happened after 40 years of arguing about the name of Planet 7 - we got
Uranus. George C, San Antonio, TX
10. Possession is nine tenths of the law. Don C, Santa Cruz, CA


Top tien argumenten waarom Pluto geen planeet is

1. It doesn't appear to be so inclined. Lyford R, Ventura, CA
2. I would finally be able to listen to Holst's "The Planets" without feeling shortchanged. Lyford R, Ventura, CA
3. Pluto is a Disney character who has been in 48 of his own cartoons, which makes him a star, not a planet. Ryan C, North Adams, MA
4. As a small body in the outer solar system, Pluto is lowering the property values of its larger neighbors. Dave O, Fenton, MI
5. We could retroactively say that Voyager 2 DID complete the Grand Tour of Outer Planets. Lyford R, Ventura, CA
6. It would be the first planet to melt into a puddle of water and pebbles if it got too warm. Jane, Silver Springs, MD
7. Things are tough all over. It's time to tighten our Kuiper belt and kick out the stragglers. Alan C, San Antonio, TX
8. When my son asks "Why is Pluto a planet, but Ceres isn't?" I want a better answer than "Old people are afraid of change." Joshua B, Seattle, WA
9. Pluto fans didn't raise enough money to bribe the members of the IAU (International Astronomical Union). Torsten Z, Germany
10. If 7-8-9 then only 8 planets remain. Greg M, Costa Mesa, CA


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