Horsehead described in EE Barnard's 1913 paper
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:38 PM
Posted 14 February 2013 - 06:18 PM
Considering the state of knowledge at the time, Barnard's perspicacious conjectures point to a formidably analytical mind. He is one of my more admired scientists, all the more so because of his limited formal education.
Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:43 PM
You can download his plates at the Georgia tech site above, and I heartily recommend the fine biography by William Sheehan (The Immortal Fire Within: the Life the Work of EE Barnard).
I did not at first believe in these dark obscuring masses. The proof was not conclusive. The increase of evidence, however, from my own photographs convinced me later, especeially after investigating some of them visually...
Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:50 AM
Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:33 PM
Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:24 PM
I've yet to see a published portfolio/log book however.