1625, Jun 81648-16831712, Sep 14
an Italian mathematician, astronomer, astrologer and engineer, born in Perinaldo, known for his work in the fields of astronomy and engineering. Cassini most notably discovered four satellites of the planet Saturn and noted the division of the rings of Saturn (with the Cassini Division becoming 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.
 Timeline (3)
10/25/1671-Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, satellite of Saturn
12/23/1672-Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn
08/18/1686-Giovanni Cassini reports seeing a satellite orbiting Venus 
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