Nicolò Cacciatore (January 27, 1780 - January 28, 1841)

Nicolò Cacciatore discovered a "nebula" on March 19, 1826, which actually is globular cluster NGC 6541. This cluster was independently found 3 1/2 month later, on July 3 of the same year, by James Dunlop who included it in his catalog as No. 473.

He was also the only astronomer or person who was able to name stars after himself: The stars Sualocin, or Alpha Delphini, and Rotanev, or Beta Delphini. Read reverse, these names read Nicolaus Venator, the latinized name of Nicolò Cacciatore.

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