There was an election and Pluton lost. Now it has been demoted to the rank of non entity. We are down again to 8 planets.
I wonder if Chavez has an opinion. I wonder what would have happened if the CNE had run the Astronomic Society vote. Then again it was by raised hands... I guess you could have tried to see the finger prints from afar. If someone has the technology, a Hubble for long distance finger printing, it is our CNE.