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Barnard, Edward Emerson

Born: 1857 AD
Died: 1923 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Astronomers

1857 – Edward Emerson Barnard was born 16th of December in Nashville, Tennessee USA.


1876 – He purchased a 5-inch refractor telescope.


1881 – Edward Emerson Barnard  discovered his first comet.


         – Barnard was married to the English-born woman Rhoda Calvert.


1892 – Edward Emerson Barnard  discovered Amalthea.


1895 – Barnard joined the University of Chicago as professor of astronomy.


1897 – He was awarded Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society.


1916 – Edward Emerson Barnard  discovered the Barnard’s star which is named in his honour.


1917 – He was awarded the Bruce Medal.


1919 – Barnard published his initial list with the paper in the Astrophysical Journal.


1923 – Edward Emerson Barnard died on February 6,in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, and was buried in Nashville.