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Is there sunlight on Pluto?


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Answered 2017-09-02 08:53:58

Yes and it is a tiny point of light so the sunlight is a little better than the full moon lighting up Earth.

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Answered 2015-09-25 18:10:01

Yes. Pluto receives sunlight, but it is very weak, roughly 1500x less bright than sunlight on Earth or, conversely, roughly 250x more bright than a full moon on Earth.

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