[Barnard with Refractor Telescope at Lick Observatory, CA]

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Creation: 1887

While at Lick Observatory, Barnard was the first astronomer to discover a comet using photgraphic plates. In 1889, he became the first astronomer to observe the eclipse of Saturn's satellite Iapetus.

Title

[Barnard with Refractor Telescope at Lick Observatory, CA]

Date

Creation: 1887

Description

While at Lick Observatory, Barnard was the first astronomer to discover a comet using photgraphic plates. In 1889, he became the first astronomer to observe the eclipse of Saturn's satellite Iapetus.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Black-and-white photographs

Source

MSS0031, Edward Emerson Barnard Papers, Box 43, Folder 05

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0031-Barnard-Lick-Obsrv1913.jpg

Citation

“[Barnard with Refractor Telescope at Lick Observatory, CA],” Gallery, accessed November 17, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/791.