Giovanni Battista Lacchini
|Giovanni Battista Lacchini|
Giovanni Battista Lacchini with his telescope
20 May 1884|
|Died||6 January 1967
He is primarily noted for his work in the study of variable stars. He published over 100 works, including papers in "Astronomische Nachrichten" and "Memorie della Società astronomica italiana". He was originally a postal worker.
- "Atlante celeste con 43 carte", Bologna, 1948
- "Atlante celeste spettroscopico", Faenza, 1958.
Awards and honors
- The Giovanni Battista Lacchini Award is named for him.
- The crater Lacchini on the Moon is named after him.
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