Clyde Tombaugh

By meghan

What did Clyde Tombaugh discover?

Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930. Pluto is the dwarf planet behind Neptune.

Did Clyde Tombaugh win any awards?

Clyde Tombaugh was awarded the ritten house medal in 1990.

Clyde Tombaugh

What technology did Clyde Tombaugh use.

For finding Pluto he used a device called a blink comparator. A blink comparator is a viewing apparatus used by astromeners to find differences between two photographs of the night sky using optical telescopes such as astrographs.