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*1818 in Reggio nell’Emilia
+1878 in Rome
Pietro Angelo Secchi SJ was an Italian astronomer.
He was Director of the Observatory at the Pontifical Gregorian University (then called the Roman College) for 28 years.
He was a pioneer in astronomical spectroscopy, and was one of the first scientists to state authoritatively that the Sun is a star.
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