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1604 Tombaugh

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Subject: Eos asteroids, List of minor planets/1601–1700, Carl Otto Lampland, Clyde Tombaugh, Meanings of minor planet names: 1501–2000
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1604 Tombaugh

1604 Tombaugh is an asteroid discovered by Carl Otto Lampland on March 24, 1931 at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. It was named after Clyde W. Tombaugh, who discovered the dwarf planet Pluto (which was considered as a planet in that time) in 1930. The asteroid's original designation was 1931 FH.

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