How to catch a Dwarf Planet -- Triton MM#3

  • Published: 26 May 2014
  • If Neptune didn't catch Triton we might have another Dwarf Planet in our Solar system -- maybe even another Planet or double system. We show how this could have happened.

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    How to catch a Dwarf Planet -- Triton
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    (Did you really think there'd be no Tardis? We are just making it harder.) (Just realized it might look terrible on some screens -- sorry. We obviously didn't think this through).

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      ARONIOUS2  1 weeks back

      Not even enough time for me to poop :(

    • Caulen Bryant
      Caulen Bryant  2 months back

      Any chance we'll get Moon Month pt. 2 this year?

    • Barbara Gunnels
      Barbara Gunnels  2 months back

      Hello Humans I’m coming to take over your planet🌍

    • Bago
      Bago  4 months back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell, pluto and charon explained?

  • Canadian Mapping
    Canadian Mapping  1 days back

    plot twist; Neptune will become a ring around Triton

    • Elliot Tian
      Elliot Tian  4 days back


      • Александр Чикин

        What triton is dwarf planet?

        • Kristina Anderson
          Kristina Anderson  5 days back

          what happened to the pluto and charon video :(

          • Meme Boy 2006
            Meme Boy 2006  6 days back

            Triton: it's so peaceful and quiet out here in the outer solar system
            Tritons planet friend: Yeah
            Neptune: WELL HI THERE
            Triton: WTF
            Triton Planet Friend: Umm Triton I'm being pulled away
            Triton: WHAT THE FRICK COME BACK
            Triton Planet Friend: I cant ( gets pills out into space ) AHHHHHH
            Triton: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
            Triton Gets pulled into Neptunes orbit
            Neptune: JOIN THE FAMILY

            • nexop clark gamer 9999 pro 9999 77466

              I was your first subscriber ever

              • Joao Mi Miguel
                Joao Mi Miguel  2 weeks back

                Triton: **exists**
                Neptune: *ITS FREE REAL RING SYSTEM!*

                • Abdul Raouf Sbei
                  Abdul Raouf Sbei  2 weeks back

                  please make a short videos from time to time, that's better, but your whole videos are awesome!

                  • Danna Pastrana
                    Danna Pastrana  1 months back


                    • Alaskan Mapping
                      Alaskan Mapping  2 months back

                      Just saying, its mm#4 not mm#3

                      • 谭锐齐
                        谭锐齐  2 months back

                        The 2019 Moon May is coming Up!

                        • Deepak Chauhan
                          Deepak Chauhan  2 months back

                          No short videos, Kurzegasagt.

                          • Plutune
                            Plutune  2 months back

                            I hate myself for saying this but

                            Triton x Eris

                            • Kivanc Karaali
                              Kivanc Karaali  2 months back

                              Where was this video when I was buying real estate from Triton

                              • James Greaves
                                James Greaves  2 months back

                                more long videos

                                • GMP Studios
                                  GMP Studios  2 months back

                                  Mr.Neptune, I don't feel so good.

                                  • ytc youtube cat
                                    ytc youtube cat  2 months back

                                    It's MM4

                                    • miner0828
                                      miner0828  2 months back

                                      but what if its free real estate

                                      • MOTH
                                        MOTH  2 months back

                                        0:00 woah calm down there can be only one

                                        • 허준
                                          허준  2 months back

                                          결론 왜이래
                                          ㅡ,.ㅡ) ㅋㅋㅋ

                                          • xXx_MlgTr1kSh00ter _Xx
                                            xXx_MlgTr1kSh00ter _Xx  2 months back

                                            Triton: i love u
                                            Dwarf planet: i love u too

                                            Suddenly Neptune came into the Solar system violently

                                            Neptune: MOVE BITCHES!!!1!1!1 GO AWAY YOU UGLY THING! HEY YOU!, YOU ARE NOW MY SLAVE MUAHAHAHA

                                            • Zain Zia
                                              Zain Zia  3 months back

                                              0:11 So apparently Sword Art Online is a moon

                                              • 5upremists
                                                5upremists  3 months back

                                                “wrong” direction

                                                • NICHOLAS LE
                                                  NICHOLAS LE  3 months back

                                                  It says it’s number 3 but Pluto’s moons is number 3

                                                  • ytc youtube cat
                                                    ytc youtube cat  3 months back

                                                    Neptune has a ring but it's camiflaged

                                                    • ytc youtube cat
                                                      ytc youtube cat  3 months back

                                                      We did not get Pluto explained yet

                                                      • Lyx
                                                        Lyx  3 months back

                                                        What if Earth was Earths moon?

                                                        • rekilu
                                                          rekilu  3 months back

                                                          Poor S/2004 N1, all the other moons get cool greek names but it's too small for one.

                                                          • ᘿᕲᘺᗩᖇᕲ ᒪᓰᘻ ᗩᘉᓰᘻᗩᖶᓰᓍᘉS

                                                            1 like : 1 chance of Trexit

                                                            • Canadian Mapping
                                                              Canadian Mapping  3 months back

                                                              The Neptunian union is killing triton

                                                              *WE NEED TREXIT*

                                                              • David Legend
                                                                David Legend  3 months back

                                                                Triton:la la la lala
                                                                Neptune: COME HERE BOY!!!
                                                                Triton: OOF

                                                                • Lazy Murfy
                                                                  Lazy Murfy  3 months back

                                                                  Protheus diameter is 420km i bet we can find some thc on it

                                                                  • Ambitious Idiot
                                                                    Ambitious Idiot  3 months back

                                                                    Damn, so my apartment in downtown Triton will depreciate?

                                                                    • KiD Gameri
                                                                      KiD Gameri  3 months back

                                                                      Hey kurzgesagt! I think it should be interesting for us if you make a 2019-Moon May! Or why you don’t make Moon May every year?

                                                                      • Sanchit Priyadarshi
                                                                        Sanchit Priyadarshi  3 months back

                                                                        Don't buy real estate on Triton !!🤣🤣🤣

                                                                        • The Flaming Wolfgang
                                                                          The Flaming Wolfgang  3 months back

                                                                          How about Saturn September?

                                                                          • M12GProductions
                                                                            M12GProductions  3 months back

                                                                            So Neptune is Triton's bitchy girlfriend?

                                                                            • Yellow LAVA
                                                                              Yellow LAVA  3 months back

                                                                              Why does every moon have to crash into it's parent planet

                                                                              • Emirhan Ozyilmaz
                                                                                Emirhan Ozyilmaz  4 months back

                                                                                turkce ceviriyi kim yapti lan! kendi dilimi unutuyordum amk

                                                                                • Alb Bla
                                                                                  Alb Bla  4 months back

                                                                                  Usually all Russian Subtitles for all Kurgesagt videos are perfectly right. But, for this video they are impossible incorrect. When i tryed to change them i`ve seen that this function blocked because russian subtitles already added by owner. These subtitles makes people confused.
                                                                                  Обычно все русские субтитры для всех видео Kurgesagt совершенно правильные. Но для этого видео они некорректны. Когда я попытался изменить их, я увидел, что эта функция заблокирована, поскольку русские субтитры уже добавлены владельцем. Эти субтитры приводят людей в замешательство.

                                                                                  • Yubi K.
                                                                                    Yubi K.  4 months back


                                                                                    • Call me wil pls
                                                                                      Call me wil pls  4 months back

                                                                                      Neptune:youre mine now
                                                                                      Neptune:shhh let it happen
                                                                                      Triton:SEND HELP
                                                                                      Pluto:hehe thats what you get for saying im a dwarf
                                                                                      Charon:thats it im taking the kids

                                                                                      • Federal Republic of Central America Mapper

                                                                                        actualy neptune had allready rings only that you can't see them

                                                                                        • Langus langus
                                                                                          Langus langus  5 months back

                                                                                          • Ahmed Celep
                                                                                            Ahmed Celep  5 months back

                                                                                            Türkçe altyazıda emeği geçen herkesin amına koyayım.

                                                                                            • Ayaan Khan
                                                                                              Ayaan Khan  5 months back

                                                                                              Triton: I want more than 5,115 km
                                                                                              6239 km
                                                                                              *Moon puff*
                                                                                              Moon:Triton are you bigger than me!?.
                                                                                              Triton 1.5:let's battle asteroids 🗡 🛡🏹

                                                                                              • Ulaş D
                                                                                                Ulaş D  5 months back

                                                                                                Altyazi rezalet olmuş