Pluto and Eris By, Rebecca Kaelin

SiMIlarities

They are both dwarf planets

They both have at least one moon

They are both smaller than Earth's moon

They are both frozen

Difference

Pluto is two-thirds the diameter of Earth's moon

Eris only has one moon (Dysnomia)

Pluto has 5 moons (Charon, Styx, Nix, Kerberos, Hydra)

Eris takes 557 Earth years to complete a single orbit around the our sun

http://www.space.com/9278-frozen-world-eris-lot-pluto.html

http://solarsystem.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/dwarf#!

https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/nasa-knows/what-is-pluto-k4.html

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Created with images by chrismeller - "Pluto" • Image Editor - "01 The Solar System PIA10231, mod02" • tonynetone - "Fifth moon oribiting Pluto"

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