Edward Emerson Barnard

Edward Emerson Barnard

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Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 6 Feb 1923 (aged 65)
Williams Bay, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 14632246 · View Source
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Astronomer. Between 1881 and 1892 he discovered 14 comets. In 1892 he discovered Amalthea, the fifth moon of Jupiter. In 1895 he joined the University of Chicago as professor of astronomy. Barnard's Star is named for him.

Bio by: Jerold Wilkinson


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  • Originally Created by: Jerold Wilkinson
  • Added: 17 Jun 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14632246
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Emerson Barnard (16 Oct 1857–6 Feb 1923), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14632246, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .