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Tom·baugh

 (tŏm′bô′), Clyde William 1906-1997.
American astronomer who discovered Pluto (1930).

Tombaugh

(ˈtɒmbəʊ)
n
(Biography) Clyde William. 1906–97, US astronomer, who discovered (1930) the dwarf planet Pluto

Tom•baugh

(ˈtɒm bɔ)

n.
Clyde William, 1906–97, U.S. astronomer: discovered the planet Pluto 1930.
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Noun1.Tombaugh - United States astronomer who discovered the planet Pluto (1906-1997)
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1930: American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered the planet Pluto from a series of pictures taken at Lowell Observatory.
One of the most prominent features on Pluto is Tombaugh Regio, a heart-shaped area that covers a large portion of the southern hemisphere and creeps north.
Contractor name : TOMBAUGH BULGARIA OOD; UIC: 040336507
A As You Like It B All's Well That Ends Well C The Winter's Tale D The Comedy Of Errors QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: What did astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discover in 1930?
According to Tombaugh for the 65-69 year age group with less than 12 years of study the normal average score is 39 for the first sample and 86 for the second (19).
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- A year ago, Pluto was just a bright speck in the cameras of NASA's approaching New Horizons spacecraft, not much different than its appearances in telescopes since Clyde Tombaugh discovered the then-ninth planet in 1930.
1930: American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto from a series of pictures taken the previous month at Lowell Observatory.
1915: Germany's blockade of Britain by submarine 1930: American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered the planet Pluto from a series of pictures taken the previous month at Lowell Observatory.
Pluto displays a prominent heart-shaped landscape, informally named Tombaugh Regio in honor of the dwarf planet's discoverer.
Much of the new information focused on Pluto's big heart, which the team has informally named Tombaugh Regio.
La primera sorpresa fue una gran extension en forma de corazon a la que se le ha llamado Region de Tombaugh, en honor del descubridor de Pluton, en la que se encuentra una cadena montanosa de agua helada de unos 3 mil 300 metros de altura.
In the Sputnik Planum, which is located at the center of Plutos "heart", the region known as Tombaugh Regio, a sheet of ice seems to have flowed andcould still be flowing similarly to glaciers on Earth, suggesting signs of recent geologic activity.