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The Story of Pluto's Discovery

The Story of Pluto's Discovery

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 many creative people in the field. The ASP is making Tombaugh's article public in recognition of the continuing interest in the saga of little Pluto.

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