The planet Pluto, as imaged by Artemis Foundation researchers in 2015.
|Orbit||semi-major axis 39.54 AU, eccentricity 0.24905|
|Year||90,581 days (248.00 Earth years)|
|Mean Temperature||mean 44°K|
|Atmosphere||nitrogen, methane, carbon monoxide|
1 Pa (summer maximum)
|Political Affiliation||Fenspace Convention|
- "It has a heart! Why does it have a heart?"
"Because it loves us. And we love it."
134340 Pluto was discovered by Clyde W. Tombaugh on February 18, 1930. It is named after one of the alternate names of Hades, the Greek god of the Underworld.
Pluto has at least five natural satellites, Charon, Styx, Nix, Kerberos, and Hydra, and one artificial satellite, Hades Station.
Places of Interest