Clyde Tombaugh


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Clyde Tombaugh United States astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto (1906-1997)
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In news:

Pluto was first discovered in Flagstaff, by Clyde Tombaugh at the Lowell observatory , one of three observatories that the city has to offer.
Clyde Tombaugh discovered the planet Pluto in 1930 at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff.

In science:

But the LA Times article reporting the names also declared that Clyde Tombaugh named Charon after his wife Charlene.
Astrophysics in 2006