Pluto's fate as a planet will be decided this week at the 26th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union in Prague.
The official website of the general assembly, astronomy2006.com, will be following the action this week. Monday's Guardian has an opinion piece by the director of Harvard University's Minor Planets Unit, arguing so it seems for the poaching of Pluto for his own organisation.
On the other hand, the current issue of Harvard's daily newspaper, the Harvard Crimson, contains a passionate defence of Pluto's planetary status.
Where, however, does this leave the real Pluto himself?