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Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
Birth: Mar. 14, 1835
Cuneo
Piemonte, Italy
Death: Jul. 4, 1910
Milan
Lombardia, Italy

Astronomer. A Senator of the Kingdom of Italy. He was a member of Academy Sciences of Turin. He graduated in engineering at the University of Turin in 1854, and studied astronomy at the Berlin Observatory and at the Pulkovo Observatory. In Italy, he was named Second Astronomer, and later director of Brera Observatory. In 1867, he published "Outline of an Astronomical Theory of Shooting Stars", in which he theorized the connection between meteors and comets. In 1877, he started his studies of planet Mars, identifying on the planet's surface the geological formations known as Martian canals. (bio by: Ruggero) 
 
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Cimitero Monumentale di Milano
Milan
Provincia di Milano
Lombardia, Italy
 
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Originally Created by: Ruggero
Record added: May 06, 2012
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Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
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Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
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Rest in Peace, Giovanni Virginio. See you in the Heavens of the Universe.
- Mary
 Added: Oct. 19, 2013
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