How the Arcetri Astronomical Observatory became Astrophysical
- Antonio Abetti,
- Giorgio Abetti,
- Antonio Garbasso,
- Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory,
- Solar Tower
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One hundred years ago, on 12 May 1921, a Royal Decree changed the name of the Arcetri Observatory from “Astronomical” to “Astrophysical”. Here we recount the stages of this transformation, highlighting the role played by Director Antonio Abetti.