The Story of Pluto's Discovery
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The Story of Pluto's Discovery

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Read Clyde Tombaugh's Description of How He Discovered Pluto Now you can read the story of Pluto's discovery in Clyde Tombaugh's own words on the web site of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific at: http://www.astrosociety.org/pluto/ This article is part of "Astronomy Beat," a series of behind-the-scenes looks at how astronomy is actually done, written by noted scientists, amateur astronomers, and educators. The series is a membership benefit in the Society and includes reminiscences from... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: December 26, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 26, 2010
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Submitter: Andrew Fraknoi
Keywords: autobiography, planet, dwarf planet, scientific discovery, astronomy, Pluto

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