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dorf planets are small and they are not planets

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How are the inner planets similar to dwarf planets?

The other planets are not similar to dwarf planets.

Are dwarf planets asteroids?

No they are just dwarf planets

What is the name of our dwarf planets?

our dwarf planets are Pluto

How do you compare dwarf planets from regular planets?

dwarf planets are smaller than regular planets

What can planets do that dwarf planets cannot do?

Actually Dwarf planets are planets which are very small in size and cannot be called planets but not as small to be called asteroids, so the name dwarf planets.

How is a moon different from a planet or a dwarf planet?

Moons revolve around planets and dwarf planets. Planets and dwarf planets revolve around stars.

How are dwarf planets different from actual planets?

Dwarf planets are more smaller than actual planets.

Why do the number of dwarf planets change constantly?

The number of dwarf planets changes constantly because astronomers are finding and classifying new dwarf planets. As of June 2014, there are 10 known dwarf planets plus many others that may be classified as dwarf planets.

Why are dwarf planets called dwarf planets?

dwarf planets are called dwarf planets because they are too small to be classified as an actual planet. Pluto is a dwarf planet as well as Xena and Ceres. Which you probably do not know of because we do not study them as main planets in our solar system.

How are dwarf planets different form regular planets?

Dwarf planets are not the dominant objects in the neighborhood of their orbits. Planets are.

What elements are the dwarf planets made of?

Basically the same as normal planets - dwarf planets are basically "small planets".

What do planets and dwarf planets have in common?

Planets and Dwarf Planets are both round, unlike asteroids, which are potato shaped.

Do dwarf planets have satellites?

Yes. it is not uncommon for dwarf planets to have satilites.

What is the circumference of all the dwarf planets?

i now the radius of the dwarf planets

Do outer planets have dwarf planets?

No. Planets do not have dwarf planets. A planet-sized object orbiting a larger planet is a moon. Dwarf planets orbit the sun independent of other objects.

How many planets are there including dwarf planets?

There are 8 planets and 5 dwarf planets as of 2011. See related questions:

How are planets and dwarf planets different?

Dwarf planets are smaller than regular planets. For example, Pluto is a dwarf planet, jupiter is not. Scientists are saying that there are more dwarf planets in our solar system but have not been out to see them (if there are any other than pluto).

Is there more dwarf planets out there in space?

There are loads of dwarf planets in the kuiper belt.

Which planets are dwarf planets?

There are currently 5 official dwarf planets:CeresPlutoHaumeaMakemakeErisCeres and Pluto are the only two dwarf planets that were once considered major planets.

What is the different between ordinary planets and dwarf planets?

ordinary planets are a big part of the solar system dwarf planets aren't that important they are considered like stars or asteroids but mainly dwarf planets

How do planets and dwarf planets different?

Because a dwarf planet is smaller than a planet

What are a dwarf planets?

Dwarf planets are planets that share their orbit with asteroids. For example, all eight planets in the solar system have a clear path of orbit but Pluto doesn't, making it a dwarf planet.

Are dwarf planets and minor planets the samet hing?

Dwarf planets are celestial bodies that have enough mass to have a gravitational pull by the sun, but they are not large enough to be considered a regular planet. They are also too big to be satellites. Minor planets are in direct orbit with the sun. They are not dominant planets, and they are not comets. This qualifies all dwarf planets as minor planets. So, to answer your question, not exactly. All dwarf planets are minor planets. But not all minor planets are dwarf planets. Hope this helps you!!

Which planets are known as dwarf planets?

The five currently recognised Dwarf planets are Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake and Eris.

Why are planets bigger than dwarf planets?

the only planet i know that's bigger then dwarf planets is Jupiter.there are others.

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