Was Pluto discovered by a Hubble telescope?

Answer The Hubble telescope was not involved in the discovery of the dwarf planet Pluto. The American astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930, decades before the existence of the Hubble tele... Read More »

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When were the Fiji Islands discovered& who discovered them?

The original inhabitants of the islands of Fiji came from Melanesia some 3,500 years ago. Dutch explorer Abel Janzsoon Tasman sighted the northeast islands of Fiji in 1643. British Captain James Co... Read More »

When was pluto the dog first seen?

Pluto's image first appeared in the Mickey Mouse cartoon "The Chain Gang" in 1930, but at the time he did not yet have a name. He first appeared as Mickey Mouse's dog, Pluto, in the 1931 animated f... Read More »

When did Walt Disney create Pluto?

Walt Disney created the character Pluto, a dog, in 1930. Pluto debuted in the movie "Chain Gang." He became a major character in 1934 with the film "Playful Pluto." Pluto is silent and in history o... Read More »

When did Clyde Tombaugh discover Pluto?

Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto on February 18, 1930. Tombaugh was working as an assistant astronomer at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, when he discovered the ninth planet. Pluto was... Read More »