It happened on JULY 22

Giuseppe Piazzi died. A priest and astronomer, he founded and directed what is now known as the Palermo Astronomical Observatory. He also directed the construction of the observatories in Naples and Capodimonte. Piazzi also published a catalogue of 6,748 stars, the Praecipuarum stellarum inerrantium positiones mediae ineunte saeculo XIX.


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