Clyde Tombaugh

Scientist

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American astronomer who discovered the dwarf planet Pluto in 1930
 

Deceased Person

Date of death
1997-01-17
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Astronomer

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Date of birth
1906-02-04
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Patricia Edson Tombaugh (1997-01-17, 1934, Marriage)
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Charles Frederich Tombaugh
Anita Rachel Tombaugh
Robert Marvin Tombaugh
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Adella Pearl Chritton Tombaugh
Muron Tombaugh
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Clyde_Tombaugh_image.jpg by Freebase Lowell_astrograph.jpg by Freebase ClydeTombaugh.jpg by Freebase Home (former home?) of the Late Clyde Tombaugh who discovered Pluto - which is still a planet in the skies of Las Cruces by Flickr user Lboogiepeace The Telescope that Discovered Pluto by Flickr user Puggles