Struve

[ stroo-vuh; German shtroo-vuh ]
/ ˈstru və; German ˈʃtru və /

noun

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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Struve
/ (ˈstruːvə) /

noun

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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