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What You Saw Was Not Pluto

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What You Saw Was Not Pluto

To a big observatory you have to go. Some very famous astronomers you will have to know. I assure you whatever you saw was not Pluto. If you thought that was the planet, I would have to say “no”. Pluto is too far and too small to see. Nobody found it until 1930. You can’t see it in a store-bought telescope. Sorry if I have inadvertently dashed your hope. What you probably saw was an asteroid. There are plenty of them out in the solar space void. Most of them can be found between Jupiter and Mars. They can be seen among the backdrop of stars.

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  1. Date: 5/7/2013 8:59:00 PM
    Another well done poem.

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 5:23:00 PM
    Thank you for the galactic experience! Nice imagery, well expressed!

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 4:44:00 PM
    Love your poem. I really enjoy informative poems in rhyme. Well done.

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 1:46:00 PM
    wisdom with style,love the knowledge love the rhyme,great write Robert

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 1:38:00 PM
    you are a fountain of knowledge as always, Robert. What do you do for a living!!

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 1:26:00 PM
    Didn't know that Robert- -thanks.

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 11:53:00 AM
    Stargazing and Star Dreaming... an enjoyable way to pass an evening. I enjoyed your poem.

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 11:01:00 AM
    Sirius is just south us at the moment bright as can be xx

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 8:22:00 AM
    I love looking thru the telescope and see the wonders in the heavens above. Pluto was called a planet now its not. Enjoyed this wonderful write. love phyl

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 4:46:00 AM
    I love this Robert,,,, I like taking pictures of the night sky , started camping in the back yard with my brothers and sister. around age nine "fun" Thank you for reading my Touch of Skin ;}

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 10:35:00 PM
    I absolutely love this. Astronomy is so facinating. Great write! :)