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Photograph of astronomer Clyde William Tombaugh, 1906-1997, at age 22 with his homemade 9 inch Newtonian Telescope on his family farm near Burdett, Kansas. Tombaugh discovered the planet Pluto in 1930 and fourteen asteroids during his long career.

Date: 1928

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Item Number: 244
Call Number: B Tombaugh, Clyde *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 244

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