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1) Pulkovo. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pulkovo was built (1834-39) under a commission headed by F. G. W. von Struve. In 1839 its 15-in. (38-cm) refracting telescope was the largest in the world. A leading...

2) Belopolsky, Aristarkh Apollonovich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russian astrophysicist, grad. Univ. of Moscow (1877). He worked at the Moscow Observatory and from 1888 at the Pulkovo Observatory, where he became vice director...

3) Abbe, Cleveland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American meteorologist, b. New York City; brother of Robert Abbe. He was the first official daily weather forecaster in the United States. Abbe studied astronomy...

4) Struve. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, 1793-1864, was born in Germany but later lived in Russia. While director (1817-39) of Dorpat Observatory he wrote Stellarum Duplicum...

5) Kepler, Johannes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...From his student days at the Univ. of Tubingen, he was influenced by the Copernican teachings. From 1593 to 1598 he was professor of mathematics at Graz and while...

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