Inone of Lick Observatory's key funding sources was scheduled for elimination inwhich many worried would result in the closing of the entire observatory. Eye on the Sky: Campbell organized many solar eclipse expeditions that led to Robert J. Martin Luther King Jr. Its two occupants were killed.
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Visiting Lick Observatory
The historical background for this section was taken from the following sources:. Also joining the staff was Edward Emerson Barnard who brought with him experience in a technique new to astronomy--photography. Retrieved March 19, Evidence of their numbers could be seen the next day by the litter of flash bulbs carpeting the parking lot. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. Eventually help arrived together with numerous reporters and photographers, who kept arriving almost all night long.