The Pluto Files
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Image Credits
The Pluto Files homepage
Images: (Neil deGrasse Tyson) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Planets) The International Astronomical Union/Martin Kornmesser

What's Your Favorite Planet?
Image credits: (solar system) The International Astronomical Union/Martin Kornmesser; (Sean Solomon) Courtesy Carnegie Institution of Washington; (Mercury, Mars, Earth, Venus, Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune) Courtesy Lunar and Planetary Institute; (Ellen Stofan) Courtesy Ellen Stofan; (Randy Friedl) Courtesy JPL; (Bruce Banerdt) Courtesy Caltech/JPL/NASA; (Ceres) NASA, ESA, J. Parker, Southwest Research Institute, P. Thomas, Cornell University, L. McFadden, University of Maryland, College Park, and M. Mutchler and Z. Levay, STScI; (Mark Sykes) Courtesy Mark Sykes; (Scott Bolton) Courtesy Scott Bolton; (Carolyn Porco) Courtesy Carolyn Porco; (Nancy Chanover) Courtesy Nancy Chanover; (Heidi Hammel) Courtesy Heidi Hammel; (Pluto) NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt, SSC-Caltech; (Alan Stern) Courtesy Alan Stern; (Eris) NASA, ESA, and M. Brown, Caltech; (Mike Brown) Courtesy Mike Brown

Notes From the Pluto Files
Image: (Patsy Tombaugh and Neil deGrasse Tyson) © Michael Reichman/WGBH Educational Foundation

In Defense of Pluto
Image credit: (Alan Stern) Courtesy Alan Stern

Hate Mail From Third Graders
Images: (Will Galmot letter and drawing) Courtesy Will Galmot; (Madeline Trost letter) Courtesy Madeline Trost; (Emerson York letter) Courtesy Emerson York; (Taylor Williams letter) Courtesy Taylor Williams; (Siddiq Canty letter) Courtesy Siddiq Canty

My Dad Discovered Pluto
Images: (all) Courtesy Alden Tombaugh

TV Program Description
Images: (Neil deGrasse Tyson and Pluto the dog) © Gene Duncan/Walt Disney World; (Harvard stadium, stained glass window, Alan Stern and Neil deGrasse Tyson, Annette and Neil deGrasse Tyson) © WGBH Educational Foundation

Program credits

TV Program Credits

Hosted by
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Telescript by
Terri Randall

Produced and Directed by
Terri Randall

Executive Editor
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist
American Museum of Natural History

Edited by
Jedd Ehrmann

Associate Producers
Fran Laks
Alison Snyder

Line Producer
Michael Reichman

Steve Baum

Sound Recordists
Jim Keen
Chris White

Assistant Camera
Harry Ycaza

James Ryan

Brian Edgerton
Yunsik Noh

Assistant Editors
Sara Pellegrini
Tung-Jen (Sunny) Chiang

Online Editor and Colorist
Evan Anthony, Framerunner

Audio Mix
Bill Cavanaugh, RazorMix, Inc.

Assistant to Neil deGrasse Tyson
Elizabeth Stachow

Production Assistants
Josh Guffey
Ademi Adeniji
Esha Kallianpur

Laurie Marvald
Jack Metzger
Paris Rose Yates
Norm Golden
Quinn McColgan
Joel Hotchkiss

Archival Material
Gemini Observatory/AURA
Palomar Observatory / Caltech
ESA/Hubble (L. Cal├žada)
Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech
Courtesy NASA/JPL/Cornell
Free State Studios/KTKA TV
KRWG/New Mexico State
"Mauna Kea timelapse sequences from the film 'Hawaiian Starlight' by Jean-Charles Cuillandre (Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope)"
Interstellar Studios/400 Years of the Telescope
The International Astronomical Union/Martin Kornmesser
The International Astronomical Union
IAU and AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives, W.F. Meggers Collection
Photograph by Dienst, Friebe Zurich, courtesy AIP Emilio Segre Visual Archives, W.F. Meggers Collection
NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/ Southwest Research Institute
The Tombaugh Family
Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii

Special Thanks
Kyle Clifford
Dr. Larry A. Lebofsky
The Applied Physics Laboratory
Lowell Observatory
Antoinette Beiser
Tim Wheaton, Harvard University
Tony Shepherd
The Tombaugh Family
Lars Lindberg Christensen
Siobhan Elias
Randy Schmitt
Emerson York
Madeline Trost
Sody's Barbershop/David Elias
Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces, NM
The Country Cupboard/Mary Lee Shobe
The Country Cupboard Participants
Sody's Barbershop Guys
David Bossert
Mike Buckley
Mike and Diane Brown
Dave Mason
The American Museum of Natural History
Planetary Science Institute
The Daily Show/Jon Stewart
The Colbert Report/Stephen Colbert
NBC Nightly News/Brian Williams
ABC NEWS/Diane Sawyer
W. W. Norton & Company


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Talent Relations
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