Clyde Tombaugh bio

Birth Name: Clyde Tombaugh

Occupation: Astronomer

Place Of Birth: IL

Date Of Birth: February4, 1906

Date Of Death: January 17, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Clyde Tombaugh was born on the 4th of February, 1906. He was best known for being a Astronomer. Astronomer who discovered Pluto, which is no longer considered a planet. He discovered nearly 800 asteroids as well as numerous stars and galaxy clusters.

Clyde Tombaugh was born in IL. His detailed drawings of Jupiter and Mars, with the use of his own homemade telescopes, landed him a job offer with the Lowell Observatory. He was one of the first scientist to call for the serious scientific research of unidentified flying objects, or “U.F.O.s.

Clyde Tombaugh was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Clyde Tombaugh was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Clyde Tombaugh is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Clyde Tombaugh was born in the Year of the Horse.

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Zodiac Sign: Clyde Tombaugh was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Clyde Tombaugh was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Clyde Tombaugh had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Clyde Tombaugh’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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