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Space based telescopes revolutionized the study of astronomy. The first such telescope, the Hubble Space Telescope, dramatically improved the image resolution of land based telescopes. This image shows a land based telescope photo of Jupiter (black…

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Daniel Kirkwood was an American mathematician who used mathematics to derive theories based on the work of astronomers. He was the first to suggest that meteor showers were composed of debris from comets. He also developed a theory known as…

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The first four satellites of Jupiter were discovered by Galileo in 1610. Edward Emerson Barnard discovered the fifth shortly after midnight on September 9, 1892. Fifth in order of discovery and third in distance from the planet, Amalthea was the last…

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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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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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Joseph S. Carels, an assistant postmaster in Nashville who befriended Edward Emerson Barnard as a child in Nashville, remained a friend of the noted astronomer throughout his life. A congratulatory letter to Barnard on his discovery of Amalthea…
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