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1) Pluto, in astronomy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Since Pluto has the most elliptical and tilted orbit of any planet (eccentricity .250, inclination 17), at its closest point to the sun it passes inside the orbit...

2) Pluto, in Greek religion and mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek religion and mythology, in Greek religion and mythology, god of the underworld, son of Kronos and Rhea; also called Hades. After the fall of the Titans, Pluto...

3) Hades. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek and Roman religion and mythology. 1 The ruler of the underworld: see Pluto. 2 The world of the dead, ruled by Pluto and Persephone, located either underground...

4) satellite, natural. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The most familiar natural satellite is the earth's moon; thus, satellites of other planets are often referred to as moons. Within the solar system, Pluto's moon,...

5) solar system. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The principal members of the sun's retinue are the nine major planets; other parts of the solar system are discussed in separate articles: see comet, asteroid, and...

6) Neptune, in astronomy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Uranus and Pluto; its period of revolution is about 165 years. (Pluto, the 9th planet, has such a highly elliptical orbit that from 1979 to 1999 it was closer to...

7) Charon, in astronomy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Charon, in astronomy, in astronomy, the natural satellite, or moon, of Pluto....

8) Persephone. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek and Roman religion and mythology, goddess of fertility and queen of the underworld. She was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter. When she was still a beautiful...

9) superior planet. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...superior planet, planet whose orbit lies outside that of the earth. The superior planets are Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto....

10) Demeter. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek religion and mythology, goddess of harvest and fertility; daughter of Kronos and Rhea. She was the mother of Persephone by Zeus. When Pluto abducted Persephone,...

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