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Giovanni Battista Lacchini : biography

May 20, 1884 - January 6, 1967

Giovanni Battista Lacchini (20 May 1884 – 6 January 1967) was an Italian astronomer.

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.

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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