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Edward Emerson Barnard

jupiter discovered

Barnard, Edward Emerson (1857–1923), U.S. astronomer who discovered Amalthea, the fifth satellite of Jupiter (1892). In 1916 he discovered Barnard's star, a red dwarf only 6 light-years from the earth, with the largest known proper motion.

See also: Jupiter.

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