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What do YOU think? Should Pluto be a planet or be classified as some NEW TYPE of object?

Keep Pluto as our 9th planet! 8 (44.44%)
  
Make 2003ub313 our 10th planet, newly named Eris! 0 (0.00%)
  
Designate Eris and all future large planet-like objects beyond Neptune as Kuiper Belt Objects or Trans-Neptunian Objects! 2 (11.11%)
  
Leave the new designation as the IAU currently has them listed as "dwarf-planets! 3 (16.67%)
  
Leave Ceres as the largest of the asteroid family of objects and make Pluto and Eris and all future objects like them as "dwarf-planets! 0 (0.00%)
  
Come up with your own idea for classifying these objects and post your idea as a comment to this poll! 5 (27.78%)
  
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What do YOU think? Should Pluto be a planet or be classified as some NEW TYPE of object?
Authored by: remhill2003 onTuesday, August 29 2006 @ 07:51 am EDT
Myself,I think we should leave Pluto as our ninth planet,after all,it's been called a planet for 76 years,just leave it the way it is and classify anything beyond as kuiper belt objects,I know that there are probaly many objects beyond that are as large or larger than Pluto & I know that I'm simplfying the problem,but just call it done & leave it at nine,besides,I think nine just sounds right,I know it's not very scientific,but that's my opinon.

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Rick
What do YOU think? Should Pluto be a planet or be classified as some NEW TYPE of object?
Authored by: Anonymous onTuesday, August 29 2006 @ 12:16 pm EDT
I agree, Pluto should be left as a planet. Everything else is either an asteroid or a minor planet.

Plus what would happen to the...My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Nine???

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