February 2, 1962

On February 2, 1962, Neptune and Pluto aligned for the first time in 400 years. It would be the only time when Pluto was in the big leagues and considered a planet. I bet when Pluto looks back at this event, it thinks to itself, ‘Back when I was a planet, people were excited when these stellar alignment events happened with me. Now, they couldn’t actually care less. Damn Neil deGrasse Tyson.”

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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