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The Pluto Dome

The Pluto Dome

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Emily Lakdawalla

The Pluto Dome
Nestled among the trees at the Lowell Observatory is the small observation dome that houses the 13-inch Lawrence Abbott telescope, known today as the "Pluto Discovery Telescope." Working from this dome, Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in the winter of 1930.

Original image data dated on or about August 31, 2011

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