[sek-ee; Italian sek-kee]
- Pie·tro An·ge·lo [pye-traw ahn-je-law] /ˈpyɛ trɔ ˈɑn dʒɛ lɔ/, 1818–78, Italian Jesuit and astronomer.
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“Every solution brings its own set of problems,” says Secchi.Are Cruise Ships Damaging Venice?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 31, 2012
The commencement of such a system was made by Secchi in 1863.
Though an Italian, Secchi spoke in French that was absolutely perfect.
In February, 1856, Secchi found it brighter than he had ever seen it before.Astronomical Curiosities
J. Ellard Gore
Secchi, who was of a fiery hot temper, replied, I'll lay you a thousand crowns against a pound of your flesh that it is true.
To Father Secchi is due the merit of having executed the first spectroscope view of the heavens.