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[View of Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, CA]

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Creation: 1902

Barnard moved to California in 1887 to inaugurate the new observatory at Mount Hamilton near San Jose. He discovered the first non-Galilean moon of Jupiter, Amalthea, in September 1892, over 275 years after Galileo's discoveries. Observatory staff fought over access to the 36-inch telescope, making working conditions difficult. Barnard moved to Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, in 1895 with an astronomy appointment at the University of Chicago.

Title

[View of Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, CA]

Date

Creation: 1902

Description

Barnard moved to California in 1887 to inaugurate the new observatory at Mount Hamilton near San Jose. He discovered the first non-Galilean moon of Jupiter, Amalthea, in September 1892, over 275 years after Galileo's discoveries. Observatory staff fought over access to the 36-inch telescope, making working conditions difficult. Barnard moved to Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, in 1895 with an astronomy appointment at the University of Chicago.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Photochroms

Source

MSS0827, Howard Gottlieb and William H. Jackson Collection, Folder 1

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0827-P-Lick_Observatory-1902.jpg

Citation

“[View of Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, CA],” Gallery, accessed September 21, 2021, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/826.