Giuseppe Piazzi

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Giuseppe Piazzi
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Giuseppe Piazzi
Born 16 Julie 1746(1746-07-16)
Ponte in Valtellina, Italy
Died 22 Julie 1826(1826-07-22) (aged 80)
Naples, Italy
Naitionality Italian
Awairds Lalande Prize (1803)
Scientific career
Fields Astronomy

Giuseppe Piazzi (16 Julie 1746 – 22 Julie 1826) wis an Italian Catholic priest o the Theatine order, mathematician, an astronomer. He wis born in Ponte in Valtellina, an died in Naples. He established an observatory at Palermo, nou the Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo – Giuseppe S. Vaiana.[1] Perhaps his maist famous discovery wis the first dwarf planet, Ceres.

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