- Frie·drich Ge·org Wil·helm von [free-drikh gey-awrk vil-helm fuh n] /ˈfri drɪx geɪˈɔrk ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/, 1793–1864, Russian astronomer, born in Germany.
- Otto,1897–1963, U.S. astronomer, born in Russia (great-grandson of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve).
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Nearly half a century has elapsed since Struve made his observations.The Story of the Heavens
Robert Stawell Ball
I was telling you that there's another stranger in this valley, Mr. Struve.
He turned State's witness at the trial, and it was his testimony that convicted Struve.
I know something about this because I happened to be the man that caught Struve.
Well, they make their getaway at Yuma after Struve has killed a guard.
- Otto. 1897–1963, US astronomer, born in Russia, noted for his work in stellar spectroscopy and his discovery (1937) of interstellar hydrogen