Newspaper clipping referring to Pluto as "The Baby in the Family" of the solar system

Dublin Core

Title

Newspaper clipping referring to Pluto as "The Baby in the Family" of the solar system

Subject

Pluto; Planet X; Astronomy; Planetary Discovery; Lowell Observatory; Flagstaff.

Description

This newspaper clipping from an unknown publication refers to Pluto as "the Baby in the Family" of the solar system, which reflects a fondness that some of the public had developed for the new planet. The text, though sentimental, is not scientifically sound. The author claims that the planet is the size of Earth, which astronomers now know to be false.

Creator

Unknown.

Date

ca. 1930s

Rights

This object is property of the Lowell Observatory Archives. Any public use requires the written permission of the Lowell Observatory Archives. Contact us at archives@lowell.edu

Format

Typed document

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Pluto Collection. baby in the family.jpeg

Files

baby in the family.jpeg

Collection

Reference

Unknown., Newspaper clipping referring to Pluto as "The Baby in the Family" of the solar system, ca. 1930s

Cite As

Unknown. , “Newspaper clipping referring to Pluto as "The Baby in the Family" of the solar system,” Lowell Observatory Archives, accessed February 4, 2023, https://collectionslowellobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/1438.

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