Giovanni Domenico Cassini facts for kids
Giovanni Domenico Cassini, also known as Jean-Dominique Cassini, (June 8, 1625 – September 14, 1712) was an Italian-French astronomer, engineer and astrologer. Cassini was born in Perinaldo in the Republic of Genoa (part of Italy).
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The pinhole-projected image of the Sun on the floor at Florence Cathedral. Cassini measured a similar image over a year at San Petronio Basilica to try to prove the Earth orbited the Sun.
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