astronomy circles, with views ranging from adamant objection to fanatical support
to those who feel its not even scientific and completely a non issue.
the biggest issue that a lot of the anti argument stems from is that we will have
more objects that we will be unsure of their status rather than less.
as we now have new sub types,
"Plutons" and "dwarf planets"
Pluto and Charon are Plutons,
Ceres is a "Dwarf Planet"
I must admit, this whole debate seems to be stemming away from the need to define a
planet, to the point where its sounding more and more like the debate over political correctness!
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