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Tombaugh, Clyde William, 1906-1997
Oral history interview with Clyde William Tombaugh, 1969.
Discovery as an amateur astronomer of the planet Pluto (Percival Lowell's planet X) at the Lowell Observatory in 1930. Events leading up to the search and Tombaugh's involvement. Comments on the history of the Lowell Observatory as Percival Lowell's privately built and owned planetary observatory. Also prominently mentioned is: V. M. Slipher.
Lowell, Percival, 1855-1916.
Slipher, Vesto Melvin, 1875-1969.
Tombaugh, Clyde William, 1906-1997
Lowell Observatory.
Pluto (Planet)
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings. aat
Transcripts. aat
Lutnes, John, interviewer.
AIP-ICOS
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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