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  Pluto (mythology) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Pluto (mythology), in Roman mythology, god of the dead, the husband of Proserpine.
Neptune (mythology), in Roman mythology, god of the sea, son of the god Saturn, and brother of Jupiter, king of the gods, and Pluto, god of the...
Pluto is an alternate name for the Greek god Hades, but was more often used in Roman mythology in their presentation of the god of the underworld.
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 Pluto
Pluto is the Roman god of the underworld and the judge of the dead.
Pluto's wife was Proserpina (Greek name, Persephone) whom he had kidnapped and dragged into the underworld.
Pluto was known as a pitiless god because if a mortal entered his Underworld they could never hope to return.
www.pantheon.org /articles/p/pluto.html   (107 words)

  
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PLUTO (MYTHOLOGY) In Greek mythology, Pluto, or Pluton (also known as HADES), was a god both of death and of fertility or abundance.
Pluto's realm, the house of Hades, is usually located beneath the earth, though sometimes in the west.
Spectroscopy indicates that Pluto's mantle of ices is covered at the surface with methane frost, which is redder toward the equator and bluer at the poles.
www.angelfire.com /co2/eradani7/pluto.html   (690 words)

  
  Pluto (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pluto is an alternate name for the Greek god Hades, but was more often used in Roman mythology in their presentation of the god of the underworld.
Pluto was originally not the god of the underworld.
Pluto (Greek: Πλούτων) should not be confused with the Greek god Plutus (Πλοῦτος), the god of wealth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pluto_(mythology)   (263 words)

  
 Pluto - Crystalinks
In Roman mythology, Pluto is the god of the underworld, and Charon is the ferryman across the river Styx, the moat into Pluto's realm.
Pluto, in Roman mythology, is the husband of Persephone.
Pluto, the lord of the underworld, represents the body intelligence of man; and the rape of Persephone is symbolic of the divine nature assaulted and defiled by the animal soul and dragged downward into the somber darkness of Hades, which is here used as a synonym for the material, or objective, sphere of consciousness.
www.crystalinks.com /pluto.html   (3405 words)

  
 Pluto
Pluto is smaller than seven of the solar system's moons (the Moon, Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto, Titan and Triton).
In Roman mythology, Pluto (Greek: Hades) is the god of the underworld.
Pluto's atmosphere may exist as a gas only when Pluto is near its perihelion; for the majority of Pluto's long year, the atmospheric gases are frozen into ice.
seds.lpl.arizona.edu /nineplanets/nineplanets/pluto.html   (1526 words)

  
 Hades Pluto God of the Underworld
In Greek mythology, Elysium was originally another name for the Islands of the Blessed, to which favored heroes were sent by the gods to enjoy a life after death.
In Greek mythology, Minos was a king of Crete (son of Zeus and Europa).
In Greek and Roman mythology, the Styx was the principal river in the underworld.
waltm.net /hades.htm   (679 words)

  
 Space Exploring The Heavens: Encyclopedia: Pluto
Pluto is the farthest planet from the Sun (usually) and by far the smallest.
Pluto is the only planet that has not been visited by a spacecraft.
Pluto is the second most contrasty body in the Solar System (after Iapetus).
library.thinkquest.org /10701/encyclopedia-pluto.html   (1552 words)

  
 Hades Pluto: Greek mythology god of the underworld.
Pluto was the Roman god of wealth and the counterpart of the Greek Plouton, for the riches found under the Earth's surface and from which we get "plutocrats" and "plutocracy." Hades is simultaneously the Greek god of the dead and the name of the underworld abode in which he lived.
Pluto rules over Hades with his wife Persephone, whom he abducted from her mother Demeter with the help of Zeus and Mercury.
So Pluto married his own niece, a mere trifle when you consider that the Greek pantheon began with Gaia marrying her own son Uranus, Zeus his sister Hera, and that Persephone herself was fathered by Zeus and his other sister, Demeter.
www.myastrologybook.com /Hades-Pluto-mythology-gods.htm   (511 words)

  
 CosmicQuest @ The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Though the sum of the masses of Pluto and Charon is known pretty well (it can be determined from careful measurements of the period and radius of Charon's orbit and Kepler's Third Law), the individual masses of Pluto and Charon are difficult to determine.
Pluto's composition is unknown, but its density indicates that it is probably a mixture of 70 percent rock and 30 percent water ice much like Triton.
Pluto's atmosphere may exist as a gas only when Pluto is near its perihelion; for the majority of Pluto's long year, the atmospheric gases are frozen into ice.
www.childrensmuseum.org /cosmicquest/fieldguide/pluto.html   (1466 words)

  
 Pluto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Pluto is the farthest planet from the Sun and the smallest.
Pluto's composition is unknown, but its density indicates that it is probably a mixture of 70% rock and 30% water ice much like Triton.
Pluto and Charon are also unique in that not only does Charon rotate synchronously but Pluto does, too (they both keep the same face toward one another).
library.thinkquest.org /20104/Planets/pluto.htm   (358 words)

  
 Hades (Pluto)
One day, while he was riding through the field of battle, the goddess Venus had her companion, Cupid, playfully shoot an arrow into the heart of Pluto.
Struck by Cupid's arrow, Pluto fell in love with the first young lady he saw, who happened to be Persephone.
Pluto promptly carried her off into the underworld to be his bride.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/mythology/Definitions_gods/Pluto_def.html   (151 words)

  
 PLUTO
Pluto was first imaged here on the 23rd and 29th January 1930 using two different photographic plates taken with the 35cm (13-inch) f/5 astro-camera at Lowell Observatory in the high desert country in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Suitably, she is in Greek mythology the goddess of the Underworld, being the daughter of Zeus and Demeter.
Pluto can now be found for most of the year in the non-zodical constellation of Serpens, but by 23rd September it will pass into Ophiuchus and on the 3rd December into Sagittarius - a very rare constellation transition for such a slow moving planet so close to the three intersecting borders.
www.geocities.com /ariane1au/PagePluto001.htm   (2473 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: New definition boots Pluto from exclusive planet club
Pluto, which was discovered in 1930 and survived several swipes at its stature over the years, has been given a new label: "dwarf planet," a separate and lesser category of solar-system resident.
Pluto, he notes, swings inside the path of Neptune for 20 of the 248 years it takes for the puny former planet to circle the sun.
In addition to Pluto, the members of the new "dwarf" group are Ceres, the largest asteroid in the solar system, and 2003 UB313, a recently discovered Pluto-size orb that holds the record as the most distant object orbiting the sun.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2003224343_pluto25.html   (793 words)

  
 Pluto in Astrology
Pluto encompasses all the most powerful forces of man and nature.
The SIGN in which Pluto falls in your chart will apply to a generation of people (12-30 yrs.), and therefore describes a trend in the cycles of evolutionary changes in humanity - particularly in the use of power, force and sexuality.
The HOUSE placement of Pluto in your chart will determine in what area of your life you are most likely to make dramatic changes in your life and within yourself.
www.mooncatsastrology.com /astro/pluto.htm   (308 words)

  
 pluto5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Pluto will finally be back at the place in the sky where it was discovered in 1930.
Pluto was named after the god of the underworld and it has one moon called Charon.
Pluto is so far from the sun that, if you were standing on the planet, the sun would only look like a small ball of light.
www.ecusd7.org /columbus/columbusstaff/rcanada/pluto5.htm   (524 words)

  
 Good Boy PLUTO!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In Roman mythology, Pluto is god of the underworld because it is in the darkest and furthest parts of the universe.
Pluto is the outermost planet and the ninth planet from the sun, other than February 7th, 1979 through February 11, 1999 when Pluto was the eighth planet from the sun.
Pluto is made of some sort of rock and also an 'icy part', which is made of frozen nitrogen, frozen carbon monoxide, and methane.
www.kn.sbc.com /wired/fil/pages/listplutobe.html   (1378 words)

  
 Mythology pluto, pluto facts, roman god pluto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The species name, "pluto", is derived from the Pluto of Greek religion and mythology.Pluto is the god of the underworld, the son of Kronos and Rhea mythology pluto..
Mythology In Roman mythology, Neptune was the god of the sea, the son of Saturnand the brother of Jupiter and Pluto mythology pluto.
Pluto is a tinypowerhouse, and a bit of a mystery; in mythology Pluto was the god of the.
www.fossilinfo.net /pluto/mythology_pluto.html   (346 words)

  
 PLUTO
Pluto was first imaged here on the 23rd and 29th January 1930 using two different photographic plates taken with the 35cm (13-inch) f/5 astro-camera at Lowell Observatory in the high desert country in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Suitably, she is in Greek mythology the goddess of the Underworld, being the daughter of Zeus and Demeter.
Pluto can now be found for most of the year in the non-zodical constellation of Serpens, but by 23rd September it will pass into Ophiuchus and on the 3rd December into Sagittarius - a very rare constellation transition for such a slow moving planet so close to the three intersecting borders.
homepage.mac.com /andjames/PagePluto001.htm   (2473 words)

  
 Quia - Class Page - Sailor Moon Mythology
Selene Myth Origin: Greek Character: Princess Serenity Mythology Selene was the goddess of the moon and is most famous for her love of the shepard Endymion.
Uranus Myth Origin: Greek Character: Sailor Uranus Mythology Uranus, also known as Ouranos, was the embodiment of the sky or heavens, and known as the god of the sky.
Artemis is the goddess of the wilderness, the hunt and wild animals, and fertility (she became a goddess of fertility and childbirth mainly in cities).
www.quia.com /pages/sailormoonmythology.html   (4751 words)

  
 Pluto - Our Inner Darkness
Pluto is the death of the separated self.
Pluto, one of the brothers of the Olympian gods, was given the rulership of the underworld—all that was buried in the earth.
Pluto, on the other hand, differs from them in that it is more elliptical, and is tilted the greatest number of degrees with respect to the Earth's orbit.
www.innerself.com /Astrology/Pluto_Our_Inner_Darkness.htm   (2041 words)

  
 Pluto Persephone Statue of Greek Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Persephone was the daughter of Demeter, goddess of the earth and the harvest.
Pluto, the great god of the underworld, wanted to marry young Persephone, but knowing that her mother would never agree, he devised a plan.
One day while Persephone was alone in the fields picking flowers, Pluto rode up on his chariot and kidnapped her, taking her down to Hades.
www.angelsandearthlythings.com /plutopersephone.html   (62 words)

  
 The Planets: Pluto, Facts, Figures and Mythology
Pluto used to be known as the ninth planet in the solar system, but lost its planetary status in August 2006.
Before losing planetary status, Pluto was regarded as the farthest known planet from the Sun.
Consists of methane and nitrogen, but only when Pluto is within the orbit of Neptune, and the gases frozen at the poles, thaw.
www.r-clarke.org.uk /planets/pluto.htm   (271 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Pluto loses status as a planet
Pluto, which was discovered in 1930 by the American Clyde Tombaugh, will be referred to as a "dwarf planet".
Pluto was automatically disqualified because its highly elliptical orbit overlaps with that of Neptune.
Named after the god of the underworld in Roman mythology, Pluto orbits the Sun at an average distance of 5.9 billion kilometres (3.7 billion miles) taking 247.9 Earth years to complete a single circuit of the Sun.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/science/nature/5282440.stm   (606 words)

  
 Pluto and Charon - Wavelength Virtual Astronomical Tours
Though the sum of the masses of Pluto and Charon is known.
Pluto is usually the farthest planet from the Sun and the smallest.
Pluto's composition is unknown, but its density (about 2 gm/cm3) indicates that it is probably a mixture of 70% rock and 30% water ice much like Triton.
www.wwiaviation.com /wavelength/pluto.html   (1121 words)

  
 APOD Index - Solar System: Pluto
Pluto is still considered to be a planet, although very little is known about it compared to other planets.
Pluto and Charon are bright enough to create diffraction spikes in this Hubble Space Telescope image, but Nix and Hydra are some 5,000 times fainter than Pluto and appear only as small points of light.
In mythology, Nix was the goddess of darkness and night and the mother of Charon, while Hydra was a nine headed monster and is now orbiting the solar system's ninth planet.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/pluto.html   (430 words)

  
 The Planet Pluto
When analyzed, Pluto indicates all phases of sex, and, as sex activities are the strongest in matters of life and death, so this planet may well be termed the powerhouse of the planetary family.
Pluto can well be allocated to the underworld, for the word means wealth, being applied to him because corn, the wealth of early times, was sent from beneath the earth as his gift.
Pluto and Proserpina are correlated with the male and female principles in Nature, the principles of procreation.
www.rosicrucian.com /zineen/pamen033.htm   (1559 words)

  
 Pluto and Proserpina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pluto was one of three children who were not consumed by Saturn, along with Neptune and Jupiter.
Pluto was the ruler of Tartarus, the underworld, where he carried off Persephone after being struck by one of Cupid's arrows.
Pluto and Proserpina are almost exact replicas of their Greek equivalents, as the Romans' ideas about the spirits of the underworld were very vague before adopting Greek mythology Pluto was originally the Roman god of certain metals and, because these materials are mined, he also took on the role of god of the underworld.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pluto_and_Proserpina   (647 words)

  
 Lifetimetv.com: Astrology Central - Advice
Named after the Greek god of the underworld, Pluto "rules" over things that are buried beneath the earth's surface, such as gold, precious metals and oil.
In Greek mythology, Pluto was the god of the dead.
So, Pluto is as much a planet of life as it is a planet of death.
www.lifetimetv.com /astro/advice/articles/astro_article_pluto2.html   (327 words)

  
 Pluto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Pluto is the farthest planet from the sun and by far the smallest, but since it's so far away there are no good pictures.
Pluto is smaller than seven of the solar system's moons.
In Roman mythology, Pluto is the Greek god Hades the god of the underworld.
techcenter.davidson.k12.nc.us /Group1/finalspace/outspace/solsys/planets/Pluto/pluto/pluto.htm   (239 words)

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