Presentation on theme: "Angel McClain 10 Cold Facts For Pluto 1. Pluto was discovered in 1930. 2. Pluto was named for the Roman god of the under- world. Venetia Burney, an 11."— Presentation transcript:
10 Cold Facts For Pluto 1. Pluto was discovered in Pluto was named for the Roman god of the under- world. Venetia Burney, an 11 year old girl from England, originally suggested the name Pluto. 3. In 1930 an astronomer named Clyde Tombaugh found Pluto through a telescope. 4. Pluto is the smallest planet in the Solar System. 5. Pluto’s atmosphere is made mostly of nitrogen, which is frozen into ice most of the time.
10 Cold Facts For Pluto 6. Pluto is the farthest planet away from the Sun. 7. Pluto has 1 moon named Charon. 8. Pluto is 3,700,000,000 miles from the Sun. 9. The average temperature on Pluto is 240 degrees below zero. 10. The diameter across Pluto’s equator is 1,430 miles.
P retty cold all year long L eft farthest from the Sun U nder frozen nitrogen T ombaugh found Pluto O nly guesses to what Pluto is made of.