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Giovanni Domenico Cassini
Giovanni Domenico Cassini, also known as Jean-Dominique Cassini was an Italian mathematician, astronomer and engineer. Cassini was born in Perinaldo, near Imperia, at that time in the County of Nice, part of the Savoyard state. Cassini is known for his work in the fields of astronomy and engineering. Cassini discovered four satellites of the planet Saturn and noted the division of the rings of Saturn; the Cassini Division was named after him. Giovanni Domenico Cassini was also the first of his family to begin work on the project of creating a topographic map of France. The Cassini space probe, launched in 1997, was named after him and became the fourth to visit the planet Saturn and the first to orbit the planet.
BornJune 8, 1625, Perinaldo, Republic of Genova
DiedSeptember 14, 1712, Paris, France
ResidenceItaly, France
NationalityItalian, French
FieldsMathematics, astrology astronomy, engineering
InstitutionsUniversity of Bologna
Alma materThe Jesuit College at Genoa
Known forCassini Division, Cassini's laws, Cassini oval, first to observe the division in the rings of Saturn

About Giovanni Domenico Cassini

Astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini was born on June 8, 1625 in Italy (He dies at the age of 87, on September 14, 1712).

Italian astronomer, engineer, and mathematician who discovered four of Saturn's satellites and was the first to notice the division of the planet's rings. The Cassini Division, a 4,800-kilometer gap between Saturn's rings A and B, is named after him.

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Giovanni Domenico Cassini before becoming famous

Giovanni Domenico Cassini was born in the Zodiac sign Gemini (The Twins), and 1625 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Ox (牛).

His astronomical career began in 1648, when he obtained a position at a Panzano observatory, where he collaborated with amateur astronomer Cornelio Malvasia.

Achievement of Giovanni Domenico Cassini

Due to incorrect results from his own tests, he dismissed Physicist Sir Isaac Newton's theory of gravity.

Giovanni Domenico Cassini's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He married Genevieve de Laistre and they had two sons, one of them, Jacques, became an astronomer as well.

Giovanni Domenico Cassini Collabed with

He and famed polymath Philosopher Robert Hooke are both credited with discovering Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

Giovanni Domenico Cassini Income & Net worth

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