Pluto

Pluto

Monday, August 26, 2019

Discovered in 1930, Pluto was long considered our solar system's ninth planet. But after the discovery of similar intriguing worlds deeper in the distant Kuiper Belt, icy Pluto was reclassified as a dwarf planet. This new class of worlds may offer some of the best evidence about the origins our solar system. -[NASA]

Changing Data

Rises:
Sets:
Apparent Magnitude:
Illumination:
%
Size (")
Distance in light minutes:
Distance in miles:
0
Distance in AU:

Orbital Data

Rotational Period:
-6.387
Orbital Period:
247.92065
Perihelion:
4.437 * 109 km
Aphelion:
7.376 * 109 km
Epoch:
2011.08.27
Inclination:
17.14°
Semi-Major Axis:
5.906 * 109 km
Orbit Circumference:
3.653 * 1010 km
Eccentricity:
0.2488273
Ascending Node:
110.30327°
Axial Tilt:
122.5°
Albedo:
Color BV:
Color UV:
Equatorial Diameter:
2.302 * 103 km
Equatorial Circumference:
7.232 * 103 km
Surface Area:
1.665 * 107 km2
Surface Gravity:
0.66 m/s2
Surface Temperature:
-233 - -223
Mass:
1.309 * 1022 kg
Volume:
6.38726 * 109 km3
Density:
2.050 g/cm3
Absolute Magnitude:
-0.7