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Tombaugh

Clyde William. 1906--97, US astronomer, who discovered (1930) the planet Pluto
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They can be seen most to the west of the prominent heart-shaped feature on its surface called Tombaugh Regio, near the Elliot crater and in a stretch called Viking Terra.
To the south of Tombaugh Regio lies what might be the biggest surprise of all: mountains of solid water ice roughly 3,000 meters high.
Ademas, en la Region de Tombaugh se encuentra una enorme planicie al norte de la region montanosa, a la que se le llamo Sputnik, en honor del primer satelite artificial.
Dwarf planet, discovered in 1930 by American Clyde Tombaugh and originally considered the 9th planet from the Sun.
The New Horizons probe is carrying of the ashes of Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930.
New Horizons has taken more than nine years to reach Pluto, carrying with it ashes of the astronomer Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered the remote icy object in 1930.
Also on board are the ashes of astronomer Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered Pluto in February 1930 from a telescope in Flagstaff, Arizona.
It was discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh, an American astronomer working at the Lowell Observatory in Arizona.
What was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh on March 18, 1930?
Tombaugh at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona.
1930: American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered the planet Pluto (pictured) from a series of pictures taken the previous month at Lowell Observatory.