Pluto Facts for Kids

Pluto was the smallest and furtherest planet from the Sun in our solar system, now it is not even officially recognized as a planet!
In 2006 Pluto was demoted to the status of dwarf planet.

Because it is so far away from the sun it is very cold with temperatures ranging form -235 Degrees Celsius to -210 Degrees Celsius.

Pluto consists of rock with a very thick coating of ice.

The atmosphere of Pluto consists of nitrogen with some carbon monoxide and methane.