Giovanni Domenico Cassini Net Worth

Giovanni Domenico Cassini was born on June 8, 1625 in Italy. Italian astronomer, engineer and mathematician who was the first to notice the division of the rings on Saturn and discovered four of the planet's satellites. The Cassini Division, a 4,800-kilometer gap between rings A and B around Saturn, is named in his honor.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day June 8, 1625
Birth Place Italy
Age 394 YEARS OLD
Died On Sep 14, 1712 (age 87)
Birth Sign Gemini

💰 Net worth: $3.9 billion

Some Giovanni Domenico Cassini images

About

Italian Astronomer, Engineer and Mathematician who was the first to notice the division of the rings on Saturn and discovered four of the planet's satellites. The Cassini Division, a 4,800-kilometer gap between rings A and B around Saturn, is named in his honor.

Before Fame

His career in astronomy got started when he accepted a position at a Panzano observatory, where he worked with amateur Astronomer Cornelio Malvasia beginning in 1648.

Trivia

He rejected Isaac Newton's theory of gravity due to faulty results from his own experiments.

Family Life

He was married to Genevieve de Laistre and had two sons, one of which, Jacques, also became an Astronomer.

Associated With

He shares credit for the discovery of Jupiter's Great Red Spot with renowned polymath Robert Hooke.