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Vesto Melvin Slipher
Birth: Nov. 11, 1875
Mulberry
Clinton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1969
Flagstaff
Coconino County
Arizona, USA

Amnerican Astronomer. He was director of the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, from 1916 to 1952. He made spectrographs of the atmospheres of Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus. He also photographed Mars and was part of the team that discovered the ninth planet, Pluto, in March 1930. (bio by: K) 
 
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  David Clark Slipher (1911 - 2000)*
 
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Burial:
Citizens Cemetery
Flagstaff
Coconino County
Arizona, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 30, 2003
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Vesto Melvin Slipher
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