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View Diary: Please Help Rid DK of the "Non-Planet with a Demotion" MEME (239 comments)

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    Given Pluto's inclination of 17 degrees, it did not coalesce  at the same time as the rest of the planets in the solar system. Pluto's orbit is also highly eccentric; sometimes Pluto is closer to Earth than Neptune.

    In other words: Pluto is not native born. It's been adopted!

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