Cassini, Giovanni Domenico, 1625-1712

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1625-06-08
Death 1712-09-14
Italians
French, Italian

Biographical notes:

First director of the Paris Observatory, 1671-1712.

From the description of Les observations de l'equinoxe du printêms de cette année 1703. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122528262

Jean-Dominique (aka. Giovanni Domenico) Cassini worked as a French astronomer.

From the guide to the Abrégé d'astronomie, 1678-1712, 1678-1712, (American Philosophical Society)

Jean-Dominique (aka. Giovanni Domenico) Cassini was a French astronomer.

From the description of Abrégé d'astronomie, [ca. 1712]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122473769

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Subjects:

  • Refraction, Astronomical
  • Astronomy--Observations
  • Astronomy--France--Observations
  • Astronomy--Early works to 1800
  • Comets
  • Eclipses
  • Vernal equinox
  • Astrometry
  • Beyond Early America

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Solar system (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Solar system (as recorded)