Authorised form of nameTacchini; Pietro (1838 - 1905)
Dates1838 - 1905
Place of birthModena, Italy
Date of birth21 March 1838
Place of deathSpilamberto, Modena province, Italy
Date of death24/03/1905
Research fieldAstronomy
Director, Observatory at Modena (1859); Director, Palermo Observatory (1863); Director, Meteorological Institute and Observatory, Collegio Romano (1879-1900)
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election26/11/1891
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Rumford Medal 1888
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Royal Society codeNA5426
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1891/22Tacchini, Pietro: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/5Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Pietro Tacchini11 February 1889
NLB/17/632Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Monsieur Giuseppe Fanchietti, 55 Torrington Square, W.C. 28 November 1898
NLB/2/647Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Joseph Norman Lockyer, Fellow of the Royal Society3 October 1888
MC/14/360Letter from Pietro Tacchini, R Osservatorio del Collegio Romano, Roma, to the President of the Royal Society26 November 1888
MC/14Volume 14 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1885-1888
MC/15/246Letter from Pietro Tacchini, R Observatorio del Collegio Romano, Roma, to the President of the Royal Society18 December 1891
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