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  • Subject is exactly "Barnard, Edward Emerson, 1857-1923--Correspondence"

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Following military service in World War I, Edwin Hubble accepted a position at Mount Wilson Observatory. His discoveries there included proving that nebulae were galaxies rather than simple clouds of gas and dust. His greatest discovery was that all…

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Frank McConnell and Edward Emerson Barnard were both founding members of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, founded in San Francisco in 1889 while Barnard was affiliated with the Lick Observatory. Barnard’s discovery of another moon of…
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