Edward E. Barnard Bibliography

Papers, etc.

Barnard’s papers are at Vanderbilt University, the Mary Lea Shane Archives of the Lick Observatory at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the University of Chicago Library. There is much of interest in the Barnard-Hale Correspondence in Hale Microfilms, Reels 3, 82.

Other References: Historical

Barnard, Edward Emerson, “The Development of Photography in Astronomy,” Popular Astronomy 6, 425-55 (1898). Also Science 8, 341-53 (1898) and 8, 386-95 (1898).

Bryan, James, “E.E. Barnard and the 1889 Eclipse of Iapetus,” Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage 10, 31-48 (2007).

Curtis, Heber Doust, “The Comet-Seeker Hoax,” Popular Astronomy 46, 71-75 (1938).

Dekker, Elly, “The Light and the Dark: A Reassessment of the Discovery of the Coalsack Nebula, the Magellanic Clouds and the Southern Cross, Annals of Science, 47, 529-560 (1990).

Frost, Edwin B., “The Yerkes Observatory: A Retrospect of Twenty-five Years” The University Record IX, 1 (1923).

Griffin, R.F., “Barnard and His Observations of Io,” Sky & Telescope 64, 428-29 (1982).

MacDonald, Lee, “Isaac Roberts, E.E. Barnard and the Nebulae,” Journal for the History of Astronomy 41, 239-59 (2010).

McGill, John T., “Edward Emerson Barnard Commemoration,” Popular Astronomy 36, 336-39 (1928).

Moore, J.H., “Fifty Years of Research at the Lick Observatory,” PASP 50, 189-203 (1938).

Mumford, G.S., Sky & Telescope 74, 30-34 (7/87)

Osterbrock, D.E., J. Gustafson, & J. S. Unruh, Eye on the Sky: Lick Observatory’s First Century (University of California Press, Berkeley, 1988).

Osterbrock, Donald E., “Getting the Picture: Wide-field Astronomical Photography from Barnard to the Achromatic Schmidt 1888-1992,” Journal for the History of Astronomy 25, 1-14 (1994).

Sheehan, William, “Edward Barnard’s Magnificent Milky Way,” Astronomy 24 6, 32-39 (1996).

Sheehan, William & John W. Briggs, “E.E. Barnard and the 1889 Eclipse of Iapetus,” Sky & Telescope 91, 2, 38-41 (1996).

Sheehan, William, “E.E. Barnard’s Milky Way,” Sky & Telescope 110 6, 38-44 (2005).

Van Biesbroeck, G., ed., “E.E. Barnard’s Visit to G. Schiaparelli,” Popular Astronomy 42, 553-558 (1934).

Verschuur, G., Interstellar Matters (Springer-Verlag, 1898)

Verschuur, G., Astronomy 17, 30-38 (1989).

Wesemael, François, Karl del Duchetto, & René Racine, “From J. Winthrop, Jr, to E. E. Barnard: The Arduous Path to the First Sighting of Amalthea,” Journal for the History of Astronomy 42, 125-39 (2011).

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Other References: Scientific

Barnard, E.E., “Remarkable Transparency of Encke’s Comet,” Astr. Nach. 102, 207/208 (1882).

Barnard, E.E., “A New Nebula near φ Virginis,” Astr. Nach. 104, 285/286 (1883).

Barnard, E.E., “Observations of Comet 1885 (Barnard),” Astr. Nach. 112, 371-74 (1885).

Barnard, E.E., “On the Photographs of the Milky Way made at the Lick Observatory in 1889,” PASP 2, 240-44 (1890).

Barnard, E.E., “Discovery of a Fifth Satellite of Jupiter, September 8, 1892,” PASP 4, 199 (1892).

Barnard, E.E., “Discovery and Observations of a Fifth Satellite to Jupiter, 1892,” Astronomical Journal 12, 81-85 (1892).

Barnard, Edward Emerson, “Recent Visual and Photographic Astronomy,” Geographical Society of the Pacific, Trans. and proceedings. III, 49-58 (1892).

Barnard, E. E., “Photographs of the Milky Way,”Ap. J. 1, 10, (1895).

Barnard, E. E., “Photograph of the Milky way Near the Star Theta Ophiuchi,”Ap.J. 9, 157-58 (1899).

Barnard, E. E., “The Bruce Photographic Telescope of the Yerkes Observatory,”Ap.J. 21, 35-48 (1905).

Barnard, E.E., “Groups of Small Nebulae,” Astr. Nach. 173, 117/18-121/22 (1907).

Barnard, E.E., “Observations of the Fifth Satellite of Jupiter in the Years 1908 and 1909, with a New Determination of its Period. Miscellaneous Observations of Jupiter and his Belts and Moons,” Astr. Nach. 181, 301/02-309/10 (1909).

Barnard, E.E., “Observations of Halley’s Comet and Notes on its Photographic Appearance,” Astronomical Journal 26, 76 (1910).

Barnard, E.E., “Photographs of the Milky Way and of Comets,” Publications of Lick Observatory 11, 9-46 (1913).

Barnard, E.E., “Drawing of the Planet Jupiter,” Astr. Nach. 196, 381/82-383/84 (1914).

Barnard, E.E., “Stars, Double and Multiple, Observations of the double star Krueger 60 (Burnham Gen, Cat. 11761),” MNRAS 76, 592-606 (1915).

Barnard, E.E., “A Small Star with Large Proper-Motion,” Astronomical Journal 29, 181 (1916).

Barnard, E.E., “Some of the Dark Markings on the Sky and What They Suggest,” Ap.J. 43, 1-8 (1916).

Barnard, E.E., “The Proper Motion of the Great Nebula of Andromeda, 1892,” Astronomical Journal 30, 175-76 (1917).

Barnard, E.E., “On the Dark Markings of the Sky, with a Catalogue of 182 Such Objects,” Ap.J. 49, 1-24 (1919).

Barnard, E.E., “On the Comparative Distances of Certain Globular Clusters and the Star Clouds of the Milky Way,” Astronomical Journal 33, 86 (1920).

Barnard, E.E., “ On the Light Changes and Other Peculiarities of Nova Persei (1901),” MNRAS 82, 457-61 (1922).

Barnard, Edward Emerson, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Edited by Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. (Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, 1927). This beautiful atlas is available online, courtesy of the library of Georgia Institute of Technology.

Barnard, Edward Emerson, Catalogue of 349 Dark Objects in the Sky (Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1927).

Barnard, E.E., “Measures of the Satellites of Saturn and Position Angles of the Rings (prepared for publication by Mary R. Calvert),” Astronomical Journal 37, 157-72 (1927).

Barnard, E.E., “Observations of Wolf's comet (1917 III),” Astronomical Journal 40, 93-96 (1930).

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Other Works: Popularizations, History, etc.

Barnard, E.E., “Some of the Results of Astronomical Photography Pertaining Specially to the Work with a Portrait Lens,” Popular Astronomy 16, 286-98 (1908).

Barnard, E.E., “Enke’s Comet. On the Possibility of Photographing the Comet at all Point in its Orbit,” Popular Astronomy 22, 607-10 (1914) [poem].

Barnard, E.E., “A Few Astronomical Events of the Past Fifty Years,” Popular Astronomy 24, 479-87 (1916) [Address at the semi-centennial of the Dearborn Observatory].

Barnard, E.E., “True Greatness,” Popular Astronomy 26, 146 (1918) [poem].

Edward E. Barnard


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