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Barnard, Edward Emerson

Born: 1857 AD
Died: 1923 AD, at 65 years of age.

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.





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