Pluto facts – Fun and interesting facts about Pluto

Planet Pluto facts

Pluto’s five moons are namely Charon, Hydra, Nix, Kerberis and Styx.

Pluto is one third water, which is in the form of water ice, and the remaining two thirds are rock.

Pluto is smaller than a number of moons.

An 11 year old gave Pluto its name.

Disney’s Pluto the dog was named after Pluto.

Pluto lies in the Kuiper Belt, which is s disc-shaped zone beyond Neptune’s orbit and contains tiny icy objects.

Charon has a grayish tint.

Pluto’s surface is young and has ice mountain’s taller than the Rockies.

Pluto’s existence was not known to the ancient civilization.

Our moon is bigger than Pluto and ¼ the diameter of Earth.