Review Checklist - Sample Questions
Pluto and the Kuiper
- Where does Pluto get its name from?
- How far is Pluto from the Sun?
- Is Pluto visible from Earth?
- What is unusual about Pluto's orbit?
- What type of planet is Pluto? What is it
mostly made of?
- Why can't Pluto be called a Jovian planet?
- Why has Pluto's status as a planet been questioned?
- How large is Pluto compared to the Earth?
- To what extent have we explored Pluto?
- Is any spacecraft from Earth on or near Pluto?
- How many moons does Pluto have?
- What is Charon? How big is Charon compared
- Does Pluto have rings?
The Kuiper Belt
- What is the Kuiper Belt?
- How far from the Sun is the Kuiper Belt?
page by luca bombelli <bombelli at olemiss.edu>,
modified 29 sep 2012