DU Special Collections

Interview with Jimmy Robinson, March 20, 2001, Tape 2

Title:
Interview with Jimmy Robinson, March 20, 2001, Tape 2
Creator:
None specified
Date:
2001-03-20 - 2001-03-20
Type:
Sound Recording
Format:
audio/mp3, audio/wav, sound recording
Subject:
tombaugh, clyde william, 1906-1997
Description:
Interview with astronomer Jimmy Robinson on his relationship with astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh, discoverer of the planet Pluto. Robinson talks about working with Tombaugh during the 1950s to set up an observatory near Quito, Ecuador to conduct near Earth satellite observations. Later he discusses working with Tombaugh, Brad Smith and Scott Murrell on planetary observations in Las Cruces, New Mexico during the 1960s.