Who Discovered Pluto? - Universe Today
Pluto is incredibly faint. You need a powerful backyard telescope to even see it as a dot, so it’s not surprising that Pluto wasn’t discovered until the modern age. Who discovered Pluto? That was the astronomer Clyde Tombaugh, who found Pluto on February 18, 1930. Tombaugh worked as an astronomer at the Lowell Observatory in … Continue reading "Who Discovered Pluto?"