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Barnard, Edward Emerson

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

Nationality: American
Categories: Astronomers

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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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