Ernesto Capocci

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Ernesto Capocci Belmonte
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Ernesto Capocci Belmonte
Born(1798-03-31)31 March 1798
Died6 January 1864(1864-01-06) (aged 65)
NationalityItalian
Known forDirector of the Astronomical Observatory of Naples; naming of asteroid 10 Hygiea
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, Astronomy, Politics, Science journalism
InstitutionsAstronomical Observatory of Naples

Ernesto Capocci Belmonte (31 March 1798, Picinisco – 6 January 1864, Naples) was an Italian mathematician, astronomer and politician. He was the director of the Astronomical Observatory of Naples.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Capaccioli, Massimo; Longo, Giuseppe; Cirella, Emilia Olostro (2009). L'astronomia a Napoli dal Settecento ai giorni nostri. Storia di un'altra occasione perduta [Astronomy in Naples from the eighteenth century to the present day. The history of another lost opportunity.] (in Italian). Guida Editori. ISBN 978-88-60428-27-1.