Tombaugh was a self-taught amateur astronomer who made his own telescopes from hand ground mirrors and parts of farm equipment. Died. Born. Patricia Tombaugh Age.
The contents of the book have later been published electronically by Wendell C. Tombaugh and his wife Jean Cragun Tombaugh, who have published a number of genealogy works.
Tombaugh was born in Streator, Illinois, son of Muron Dealvo Tombaugh, a farmer, and his wife Adella Pearl Chritton. Born. Early Life and Educational Background. The Tombaugh History and other works have been made available through the Fulton County, Indiana, Library. 99 (approx.) Sunday 04 Feb 1906. He also discovered a number of asteroids and minor planets, and he was one of the supporters of further research to better understand UFOs or unidentified flying objects. Wife of the discover of Pluto. As a youngster, his interest in astronomy was encouraged by his father and uncle. Among the defenders of Pluto as a planet was Al Tombaugh, foreground, with his wife Cherylee Tombaugh to his right. In 1922 his family moved to a farm near Burdett. Al Tombaugh is the son of the late Clyde Tombaugh, who … Start a FameChain Add to my ... Professional Partners.
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Start a FameChain Add to my FameChain. Siblings. Thursday 07 Nov 1912. The findings were published into a book in the 1930’s. Clyde W. Tombaugh was born in 1906 in Streator, Illinois.
Clyde William Tombaugh Age. 17 Jan 1997. Clyde Tombaugh discovered the dwarf planet Pluto in 1930. Died. Clyde W. Tombaugh, who earned a lasting place in the annals of astronomy by discovering Pluto in the far reaches of the solar system in 1930, died on Friday at his home in Las Cruces, N.M. 90. After his family moved to Burdett, Kansas in 1922, Tombaugh's plans for attending college were frustrated when a hailstorm ruined his family's farm crops.