Is Pluto a planet? If not, why?  Is the difference between a planet and a dwarf planet and name some other dwarf planet(s)? not very sure about the answers.

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In 2006, the IAU (International Astronomical Union) for the first time came up with a definition for a planet. After coming up with this definition the IAU decided that Pluto is not a planet. There are many scientists who diagreed and still disagree with this decision.

Pluto is now considered the...

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In 2006, the IAU (International Astronomical Union) for the first time came up with a definition for a planet. After coming up with this definition the IAU decided that Pluto is not a planet. There are many scientists who diagreed and still disagree with this decision.

Pluto is now considered the second largest dwarf planet in the solar system and is a part of the Kuiper Belt.

A dwarf planet is a celestial body that orbits the sun but is not heavy enough to be considered a planet. One of the differences between a planet and a dwarf planet is that a planet has cleared it's area of orbit from debris and a dwarf planet has not.

Some other dwarf planets are Ceres and Eris.

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