Venetia Burney facts for kids
Venetia Katharine Douglas Burney
11 July 1918
|Died||30 April 2009
|Known for||Naming Pluto|
Edward Maxwell Phair (m. 1947–2006)
|Relatives||Falconer Madan, grandfather|
Venetia Burney (1918-2009) is known for suggesting name the Pluto for newly discovered celestial body in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh. At that time, Venetia Burney was an 11 year old schoolgirl living in Oxford, England.
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