Clyde Tombaugh

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American astronomer

Why Is Clyde Tombaugh Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Clyde William Tombaugh was an American astronomer. He discovered Pluto in 1930, the first object to be discovered in what would later be identified as the Kuiper belt. At the time of discovery, Pluto was considered a planet, but was reclassified as a dwarf planet in 2006. Tombaugh also discovered many asteroids, and called for the serious scientific research of unidentified flying objects.

Clyde Tombaugh's Published Works

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