Vincenzo Cerulli

Vincenzo Cerulli ( born April 20, 1859May 30, 1927 ) was an Italian astronomer. Cerulli operation in Teramo a private observatory in which he the asteroid (704 ) Interamnia discovered in 1910, which has a diameter of 316 kilometers is one of the largest asteroids of the main belt.

Cerulli watching the planet Mars and came to the conclusion that the observed by many astronomers Mars channels are not real, but are based on an optical illusion. This should prove to be true later.

Along with Elijah Millosevich he hired a star catalog together.

To Cerullis honor a Martian crater named after him.