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Pluto discovered

Pluto discovered.

18 February, 1930

On 18th February 1930, Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto while examining photos taken the previous month. It was the first object to be discovered in what later came to be known as Kuiper belt. Though classified originally as a planet, Pluto was relegated to a dwarf planet in 2006. The heavenly body was named Pluto by 11-year old Venetia Burney of England.

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