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302 words, approx. 2 pages
Tombaugh, Clyde American Astronomer 1906-1997 Clyde W. Tombaugh, famous for his discovery of Pluto, the solar system's ninth major planet, was born in 1906 in Streator, Illinois. His family mov... Read more
86 words, approx. 1 pages
Clyde William Tombaugh 1906-1998 American astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto. Tombaugh helped Lowell Observatory director Vesto Slipher search for a new planet. The previous director, Percival... Read more
1,308 words, approx. 5 pages
Tombaugh, Clyde W. (1906-1997) American astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh, an astronomer and master telescope maker, spent much of his career performing a painstaking photographic survey of the heavens fro... Read more
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