Clyde William Tombaugh (Februar 4, 1906 – Januar 17, 1997) wis an American astronomer. He discovered Pluto in 1930, the first object tae be discovered in whit would later be identifee'd as the Kuiper belt.

Clyde Tombaugh
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Tombaugh at his faimily's farm wi his homemade telescope (1928)
BornClyde William Tombaugh
4 Februar 1906(1906-02-04)
Streator, Illinois, U.S.
Died17 Januar 1997(1997-01-17) (aged 90)
Las Cruces, New Mexico, U.S.
Kent forDiscovery o Pluto
Hauf-marrae(s)Patricia (1912–2012)
ChilderAnnette an Alden
RelativesClayton Kershaw (great-nephew)
Matthew Tombaugh
Richard Tombaugh
AwairdsJackson-Gwilt Medal (1931)
Rittenhouse Medal (1990)