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Title: The Dwarf Planets
Url: http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~mbrown/dwarfplanets/
Creator: Brown, Mike
Publisher: California Institute of Technology
Description: This website, by California Institute of Technology astronomer Mike Brown, describes dwarf planets and the issues in their classification. A diagram show the "new" solar system, including the approximately 50 dwarf planets in the Kuiper Belt. A table shows the size and distance of each dwarf planet.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Superior planets -- Kuiper Belt
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars -- Galaxies -- Dwarf galaxies
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Planets
Astronomy -- Solar system
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-12-10 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-12-03 13:38:17 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 9
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