Clyde Tombaugh and His Telescope

(February 4, 1906 – January 17, 1997) Clyde Tombaugh was an American astronomer best known for discovering Pluto. This portrait is inspired by a 1928 photograph of Clyde at his family’s farm with his homemade telescope.



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2 responses to “Clyde Tombaugh and His Telescope

  1. gonmrm

    Interesting!, did not know about Clyde. Great painting, I like how you photographed the painting while it wasn’t yet done. Thanks for sharing that! Visit my blog, maybe you’ll enjoy it as much as I enjoyed your post!

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