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Jean Domenique Cassini and his world map of 1696

Lloyd Arnold Brown

Jean Domenique Cassini and his world map of 1696

by Lloyd Arnold Brown

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cassini, Giovanni Domenico, 1625-1712,
  • Early maps,
  • Cartography -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 70-73.

    Statementby Lloyd A. Brown.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA315.1996 .B7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p.
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6430720M
    LC Control Number42001434
    OCLC/WorldCa1591976

    Giovanni Cassini was an Italian-born French-naturalized astronomer (known also by his Gallicized name, Jean Dominique) who discovered four of the moons of Saturn – Iapetus (), Rhea (), Tethys, and Dione (both ) – and the major division in its rings (), now named after him.. Cassini was born in Perinaldo, Italy, and already as a student showed great talent in mathematics and. Jean Domenique Cassini had previously claimed a rotational period of 23 hours and 21 minutes, based upon a bright spot and several dusky spots that he had traced upon the planet in April of In and , Bianchini was able to draw a map of the three oceans and two spots on Venus; but, as stated by Webb, he "gave a wrong rotation of

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    Giovanni Domenico Cassini was an Italian (naturalized French) mathematician, astronomer and engineer. He discovered four satellites of the planet Saturn and noted the division of the rings of Saturn; the Cassini Division was named after him. Cassini, Jean-Dominique (Cassini IV) (, France, 30 June , near Clermont, Oise, France, 18 October ), astronomy, geodesy.. The son of César-François Cassini (Cassini III) and Charlotte Drouin de Vandeuil, Cassini was born at the Paris observatory and received his secondary education at the Collège du Plessis in Paris and at the Oratorian college at Juilly, He then.


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Abstract. 79 p Topics: Cassini, Giovanni Domenico,Early maps., Cartography--History Author: Lloyd A. (Lloyd Arnold) Brown. Jean Dominique Cassini () discovered Saturn's moons Iapetus, Rhea, Tethys, and Dione. InCassini discovered that Saturn's rings are separated into two parts by a gap.

The gap is now called the Cassini Division in his honor. Le Comté Venaissin () of Jean Bonfa, S.J.: A Paradoxical Map by an Accidental Cartographer Article (PDF Available) in Imago Mundi 47(1) January with ReadsAuthor: Alice Stroup. Betz, Richard L. "The Mapping of Africa: A Cartobibliography of Printed Maps of the African Continent to " 't Goy Houten: Hes & de Graaf, Brown, Lloyd A.

"Jean Domenique Cassini and His World Map of " Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Burden, Philip D. "The Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps ".

Giovanni Domenico Cassini, also known as Jean-Dominique Cassini (8 June – 14 September ) was an Italian (naturalised French) mathematician, astronomer and i was born in Perinaldo, near Imperia, at that time in the County of Nice, part of the Savoyard state.

Cassini is known for his work in the fields of astronomy and engineering. This book offers a fascinating account of the life and scientific achievements of Giovanni Domenico Cassini, or Cassini I, the most famous astronomer of his time, who is remembered today especially for his observations of the rings and satellites of Saturn and his earlier construction of the great meridian line in the Basilica of San Petronio in Bologna.

The map of Cassini or map of the Academy is the first topographic and geometric map established of the Kingdom of France as a whole. It was compiled by the Cassini family, mainly César-François Cassini (Cassini III) and his son Jean-Dominique Cassini (Cassini IV) in the 18th century.

It was on a scale of one line to toises, i.e. 1/86, The map was for the time a real innovation and. Gian Domenico Cassini, Italian-born French astronomer who, among others, discovered the Cassini Division, the dark gap between the rings A and B of Saturn; he also discovered four of Saturn’s moons.

In addition, he was the first to record observations of the zodiacal light. Cassini’s early studies. On the mapping project see Gallois, L., ‘ L'Académie des sciences et les origines de la Carte de Cassini ’, Annales de géographie (), 18, –89–; J. Konvitz, Cartography in France, – Science, Engineering, and Statecraft, Chicago,1–8; and L.

Brown, Jean Domenique [sic] Cassini and His World Map. ByCassini was director of the Observatoire de Paris and two years later became a French citizen, changing his name to Jean-Dominique. Technicians join Huygens to Cassini He discovered Saturn’s moons: Iapetus inRhea inand both Tethys and Dione in Born Paris, France, 30 June Died Thury near Clermont, Oise, France, 18 October Last of the Cassini dynasty at the Paris Observatory, J.‐D.

Cassini was an administrator, a geodesist, and a cartographer. He was the son of César Cassini de ed at the Collège du Plessis, Paris, and the Oratorian Collège at Juilly, Jean‐Dominique studied under the physicist J. Jean Domenique Cassini and his world map of by Lloyd A Brown First scientific map of the world made in Paris by the astronomer Cassini in recently found in the William L.

Clements Library at Ann Arbor by Louis Charles Karpinski (Book) Paris, to various recipients. Brown: Jean Dominique Cassini and his world map ofAnn Arbor, University of Michigan, ; The story of maps, Boston, Little, Brown, The latter work includes a categorical recognition of the dominantly French creation of scientific cartography late in the seventeenth century.

A study of the voyage which one of the Acad. Cassini moved to France in and through a grant from Louis XIV of France helped to set up the Paris Observatory, which opened in He enthusiastically adopted his new country, adapting his.

Jean Domenique Cassini and his world map ofby Lloyd A. Brown. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, Mappa mundi: the Hereford world map, P.D.A. Harvey. Composite image showing photograph of Saturn’s rings from the Cassini Spacecraft and a diagram by Jean Dominique Cassini published in Philosophical Transactions in Giovanni Domenico Cassini (June 8, - Septem ) Giovanni Domenico (or, in French, Jean Dominique) Cassini was born on June 8, in Perinaldo (near Nice, now France).

Janssen was born into a cultivated family. –; the latter, which has been repr. This would include his son, Jaques Cassini (Cassini II, ); his grandson César François Cassini (Cassini III, ); and his great grandson, Jean Dominique Cassini (Cassini.

Although his visit was originally intented to be limited duration, Cassini warmed up to France to the point of accepting the directorship of the Observatory inand never returned to Italy. He changed his name to Jean Dominique, and became a French citizen in He died in.

From to he and his students made daily records of observations (Delambre, Histoire de l’astronomie au 18e. siècle [Paris, ], p–13).—TJ kept a record of “time from Paris by watch” from 29 Oct.

to 23 Nov. when he “landed at Norfolk a quarter before one P.M.” (Account Book). He had sailed from Yarmouth on 23 Oct.Although his visit was originally intended to be limited duration, Cassini warmed up to France to the point of accepting the directorship of the Observatory inand never returned to Italy.

He changed his name to Jean Dominique, and became a French citizen in He died in Parison 14 September Giovanni Domenico Cassini est né en à Périnaldo, petite ville du comté de Nice alors en Italie. (Cassini III, ) et son arrière-petit-fils Jean Dominique Cassini (Cassini IV.