1819, May 71905, Apr 14
a Russian astronomer.Together with his father, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, Otto Wilhelm is considered a prominent 19th century astronomer who headed the Pulkovo Observatory between 1862 and 1889 and was a leading member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. During 1843 and 1844, Struve participated in longitude measurements between Altona, Greenwich and Pulkovo, which were based on large displacement of chronometers over the Earth surface. Much of the 1844 Struve dedicated to studying the Sun.
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