Skip to main content

What it takes to make a planet

Buy Article:

$51.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)


What lay behind the decision to reclassify Pluto as a “dwarf planet” at August's IAU General Assembly in Prague?

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy at Queen Mary, University of London. 2: Burnell has just retired as Dean of Science at University of Bath.

Publication date: 2006-10-01

  • Access Key
  • Free ContentFree content
  • Partial Free ContentPartial Free content
  • New ContentNew content
  • Open Access ContentOpen access content
  • Partial Open Access ContentPartial Open access content
  • Subscribed ContentSubscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed ContentPartial Subscribed content
  • Free Trial ContentFree trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more