References for Giovanni Cassini

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  1. R Taton, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.


  1. S Débarbat and C Wilson, The Galilean satellites of Jupiter from Galileo to Cassini, Römer and Bradley, in Planetary astronomy from the Renaissance to the rise of astrophysics Part A (Cambridge, 1989), 144-157.
  2. B de Fontenelle, Eloge de J D Cassini, Histoire de l'Académie royale des Sciences 1712 (Paris, 1714), 84-106.
  3. T J Herczeg, On Cassini's early 'observations' of Beta Lyrae, Astronomical Society of the Pacific 99 (1987), 186-190.
  4. N M Swerdlow, Astronomical chronology and prophecy : Jean-Dominique Cassini's discovery of Josephus's great lunisolar period of the Patriarchs, J. Warburg Courtauld Inst. 53 (1990), 1-13.

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