Re: New Planet!
- From: Cliff <Clhuprich@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2005 12:59:38 -0400
On Tue, 02 Aug 2005 10:51:25 -0400, Kirk Gordon <kg1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Some are; but what I read makes me think the asteroid-insistors are
>pretty tired and out-numbered. I think it's fairly safe to say that
>neither Pluto, nor the new kid on the block, is part of the original
>eight planets that appear to have formed with the sun. They're either
>big chunks of scrap, left over from the formation of the solar system,
>that have drifted into (more or less) planet-like orbits, or they're
>wanderers that have been captured just by dumb luck.
Pluto may have once been a moon of Neptune IIRC.