1915 Pluto Plates

Dublin Core

Title

1915 Pluto Plates

Subject

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

Description

Plates taken in 1915 by Thomas Gill at Lowell Observatory. Unbeknownst to Gill, these plates contained images of Pluto. The team that discovered Pluto in 1930 later realized this after comparing their own plates to pre-existing ones .

Creator

Gill, Thomas B.

Date

ca. 1915

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

Black and white photograph

Type

Image

Identifier

Pluto Collection. Pluto Plate 030420.tif
Pluto Collection. Pluto Plate 030427.tif

Files

Pluto Plate 030420.tif
Pluto Plate 030427.tif

Collection

Reference

Gill, Thomas B., 1915 Pluto Plates, ca. 1915

Cite As

Gill, Thomas B. , “1915 Pluto Plates,” Lowell Observatory Archives, accessed December 6, 2022, https://collectionslowellobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/1440.

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