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Free Printable Pluto Facts Coloring Pages
Even if the International Astronomical Union downgraded the status of Pluto to that of a dwarf planet, instead of a full-sized planet, we can all agree that Pluto is a very interesting celestial body with lots of facts to learn about.
For example, did you know that the size of Pluto is only 18.5% that of the Earth, according to measurements obtained by New Horizons spacecraft? Or that Pluto is the largest dwarf planet in our Solar System?
Let’s learn about Pluto, its known moons, and other interesting facts with these coloring pages! We put these facts in this blog post, but they’ll be much more fun to learn if you print and color them.
Let’s see what we will need to color these coloring sheets…
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SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR FACTS ABOUT PLUTO COLORING SHEETS
This coloring page is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
- Something to color with: favorite crayons, colored pencils, markers, paint, water colors…
- The printed Facts about Pluto coloring pages template pdf — see button below to download & print
10 interesting facts about Pluto
- Pluto is a dwarf planet, meaning it resembles a small planet but doesn’t fit all the criteria required to be a planet.
- Pluto is only about half the width of the U.S.
- Pluto lies in the Kuiper Belt, an area full of icy bodies and other dwarf planets at the edge of our solar system.
- Pluto is named after the Roman God of the Underworld.
- Pluto was discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh.
- Pluto is primarily made out of ice and rock. Pluto has five known moons: Charon, Styx, Nix, Kerberos, and Hydra.
- Pluto has mountains, valleys, and craters.
- Its temperatures vary from -375 to -400°F (-226° to 240°C).
- Pluto is one-third made out of water.
- Almost all planets orbit around the Sun in almost perfect circles, but Pluto travels in an oval-shaped path.
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