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Struve

[stroo-vuh; German shtroo-vuh] /ˈstru və; German ˈʃtru və/
noun
1.
Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von
[free-drikh gey-awrk vil-helm fuh n] /ˈfri drɪx geɪˈɔrk ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/ (Show IPA),
1793–1864, Russian astronomer, born in Germany.
2.
Otto, 1897–1963, U.S. astronomer, born in Russia (great-grandson of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve).
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Struve

/ˈstruːvə/
noun
1.
Otto. 1897–1963, US astronomer, born in Russia, noted for his work in stellar spectroscopy and his discovery (1937) of interstellar hydrogen
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