Clyde Tombaugh: 1906-1997

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On January 17, 1997, Clyde Tombaugh, the discoverer of the planet Pluto, passed away. In his nearly 91 years Tombaugh made tremendous contributions to the field of astronomy and inspired generations of future astronomers to follow in his footsteps. This Web site is dedicated to the memory of Clyde Tombaugh.

Contents

A R T I C L E S
Articles about the life of Clyde Tombaugh

P L U T O
Information about Tombaugh's most famous discovery

T O M B A U G H   L I N K S
Links to various Tombaugh-related online resources

G U E S T B O O K
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Last updated: 1997 March 21 2250 UT