Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Struve, Otto Wilhelm

  • Alan H. Batten
Reference work entry

Alternate Name

 Struve, Otton Vasilievich

BornDorpat (Tartu, Estonia), 7 May 1819

Died Karlsruhe, Germany, 14 April 1905
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Selected References

  1. Anon. (1906). “Otto Wilhelm von Struve.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 66: 179–180.Google Scholar
  2. Batten, Alan H. (1988). Resolute and Undertaking Characters:The Lives of Wilhelm and Otto Struve. Dordrecht: D. Reidel.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Nyrén, M. (1906). “Otto Wilhelm Struve.” Popular Astronomy 14: 352–368. (English translation from Vierteljahrsschrift der Astronomischen Gesellschaft [1905], by Isabella Watson.)Google Scholar
  4. Sokolovskaya, Z. K. (1976). “Struve, Otto Wilhelm.” In Dictionary of Scientific Biography, edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie. Vol. 13, pp. 120–121. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Research CouncilOttawaCanada