“Year of Pluto” Special Event Set for December

Discussion in 'ARRL News Feeds' started by American Radio Relay, Dec 2, 2015.

  1. Pluto and the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, are forever linked in history. On February 18, 1930, astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, using a blink comparator and photographic plates. The New Horizons probe reached the Pluto system 85 years later last July, imaging Pluto, its largest moon Charon, and the other small moons.

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