Cassini

Cassini, name of a family of astronomers of the 17th and 18th centuries, of Italian origin; distinguished for their observations and discoveries affecting the comets, the planets, and the moon; they settled, father and son and grandson, in Paris, and became in succession directors of the observatory of Paris, the last of whom died in 1864, after completing in 1793 a great topographical map of France begun by his father.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Cassianus, Joannus * Cassiodo`rus
Cass, Lewis
Cassagnac, Granier de
Cassagnac, Paul
Cassander
Cassandra
Cassano
Cassation, Court of
Cassel
Cassell, John
Cassianus, Joannus
Cassini
Cassiodo`rus
Cassiope`ia
Cassiquia`ri
Cassiter`ides
Cassius, Caius
Cassius, Spurius
Cassivellaunus
Castalia
Castanet
Castaños

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