Table of contents for Resolute and undertaking characters : the lives of Wilhelm and Otto Struve / by Alan H. Batten.


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Preface. General Note. Bibliographical Note. Acknowledgements. Chronological Summary of the lives of Wilhelm and Otto Struve. 1: Family Origins and Wilhelm's Childhood. 2: Student Days at Dorpat University. 3: Astronomy at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century. 4: Measuring the Earth. 5: The Great Refractor. 6: The Founding of Pulkovo. 7: The Astronomical Capital of the World. 8: Measuring the Sky. 9: The Early Pulkovo Years. 10: `Etudes d'astronomie stellaire'. 11: Wilhelm's Illness and Last Years, 12: The Transition. 13: The Companion of Procyon and the Transits of Venus. 14: The 30-inch Refractor. 15: Mapping the Sky. 16: Otto's Retirement and Last Years. Epilogue: The Family Tradition. Name Index. Subject Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Struve, F. G. W. -- (Friedrich Georg Wilhelm), -- 1793-1864.
Struve, Otto, -- 1819-1905.
Astronomy -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Astronomy -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century.
Astronomers -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Astronomers -- Germany -- Biography.