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New Views of Pluto

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One reason for the variability, scientists say, is Pluto's highly eccentric – or oblong – orbit, which causes strong variations in temperature. Pluto takes 248 years to make a full orbit around the sun. "Right now it's close to being springtime on Pluto," Brown said. "In the fall things will freeze out. It's just a ridiculously extreme place to be."

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Comment by Jet Lacey
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As long as we don't see any new views of Uranus!  HO!

(Andrew Dice Clay would be proud.)

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