After years of wrangling and a week of bitter debate, astronomers voted on a sweeping reclassification of the solar system. In what many of them described as a triumph of science over sentiment, Pluto was demoted to the status of a “dwarf planet.” In the new solar system, there are eight planets, at least three dwarf planets and tens of thousands of so-called “smaller solar system bodies,” like comets and asteroids.
Oh No. What will happen to our Navagraha Shanti rituals ? We will have to change it now to Astagraha Shanti ! ! My god we may even have to rewrite our horoscopes.
We should have reprsenented our case at the meeting of the International Astronomical in Prague to include Rahu and Ketu as Planents.