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  • Kids: Name your own minor planet

    Cool Astronomy Kids: Name your own minor planet

    Children are being given the chance to name their own minor planet in a competition to mark the 80th anniversary of the discovery of Pluto. Space scientists' ruling body the International Astronomical Union has promised to consider the winning entries for real worlds now being discovered.

  • New Hubble images reveal Pluto's dynamic surface

    New Hubble images reveal Pluto's dynamic surface

    The most detailed images yet of Pluto, taken by the Hubble Telescope, reveal a yellow-black sphere whose surface appears to be among the most dynamic in the solar system.