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Pluto by the millions

Series : Stars in one's wide open eyes

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  00:04:00  2009  SD 16/9  Color  Sound

Why does the solar system have eight planets instead of nine since 2006? In fact, this is because, as the furthest one, Pluto belongs to a family of small heavenly bodies whose significance has just begun to be discovered. Out there in the far frozen cold distance, its seems that there may exist millions of what one now calls Trans-Neptunian objects.

Producer : CNRS Images
Author : De BREM Paul
Scientific adviser : CHAUVIN Philippe (CNRS-INSU, Paris)
Audiovisual processLive shots. Use of animations.
Live sounds. Music.
PersonnalitiesBARUCCI Antonella(Lesia, UMR CNRS, Observatoire de Paris, Univ. Paris 6 et Paris 7, Meudon)
NotesIAS : Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale.


Space Sciences

Technical Sheet
Item No.2140
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportVideo DV Cam
Delivery supportDV Cam