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What is the period of rotation of Pluto?

Pluto: Planet Profile

Mass (kg) 1.29 x 1022
Average distance from Sun 39.48 AU (5,km)
Rotation period (length of day in Earth days) 6.39 (retrograde)
Revolution period (length of year in Earth years) 247.92
Obliquity (tilt of axis degrees) 122.5

Which planet has a period of revolution of 165 years?


Which planet takes 84 years for revolution?


How long are Pluto’s seasons?

The equivalent for Earth would mean all of North America and Europe would experience months of midnight summer sun and then months of darkness in winter. Because Pluto takes 248 Earth years to go around the sun, these long seasons last more than a century.

Why was Pluto removed?

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) downgraded the status of Pluto to that of a dwarf planet because it did not meet the three criteria the IAU uses to define a full-sized planet. Essentially Pluto meets all the criteria except one—it “has not cleared its neighboring region of other objects.”

Which planet is the hottest in the solar system?


What are 5 facts about Pluto?

Facts about Pluto

  • Pluto is named after the Roman god of the underworld.
  • Pluto was reclassified from a planet to a dwarf planet in 2006.
  • Pluto was discovered on February 18th, 1930 by the Lowell Observatory.
  • Pluto has five known moons.
  • Pluto is the largest dwarf planet.
  • Pluto is one third water.

Does Pluto contain water?

Although there is evidence that Pluto currently possesses a liquid ocean beneath its thick frozen shell, researchers have suggested this subsurface ocean developed long after Pluto formed, after ice melted due to heat from radioactive elements in Pluto’s core.