- 24101 Cassini, an asteroid
- 24102 Jacquescassini, another asteroid
- Cassini (lunar crater)
- Cassini (Martian crater)
- Cassini Division, gap between rings of Saturn
- Cassini Regio, the dark region of the moon Iapetus
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“Awareness of the stars and their light pervades the Koran, which reflects the brightness of the heavenly bodies in many verses. The blossoming of mathematics and astronomy was a natural consequence of this awareness. Understanding the cosmos and the movements of the stars means understanding the marvels created by Allah. There would be no persecuted Galileo in Islam, because Islam, unlike Christianity, did not force people to believe in a fixed heaven.”
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