134340 Pluto

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134340 Pluto
General Information
System

Sol

Radius

1161 km

Atmosphere

Nitrogen, Methane, Carbon Dioxide

Moon(s)

Charon, Nix, Hydra

Day/Year

154 hours (6.4 days)/250 Earth years

Civilisation
Races

none

Population

0

Places of Interest

none

Sovereignty

none

Sailor Senshi

Sailor Pluto

Language(s)

none

Plutosymbol.jpg

Pluto is dwarf planet located in the Sol system in the Kuiper Belt. Much controversy surrounded its demotion from a full planet in 2006 by the IAU. It has a very thin atmosphere, and a varied orbit which often crosses with that of Neptune. It is the second largest dwarf planet in the Sol system, Eris being the largest. Pluto currently has 3 known moons.

In Roman mythology, Pluto was the god of the underworld, keeping the souls of the dead in the afterlife. One of Sailor Pluto's attacks is appropriately named "Dead Scream."

Pluto's symbol is derived from the astronomer Percival Lowell, whose initials, P. L., were combined to make the symbol. Percival Lowell didn't discover Pluto, but started the movement that searched for "Planet X" in his observatory.

More information on Pluto can be found on its wikipedia page.