Numerov, B. (Boris), 1891-1941

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Dates:
Birth 1891
Death 1941

Biographical notes:

Numerov. Russian astronomer (astronomy, gravimetry, geophysics, geodesy). Corresponding member of the Academy of Science since 1929. Free-lance observer in the Pulkovo Observtory, 1913-1915; astronomer-observer in the Astronomical Observatory of the Leningrad State University, 1915-1925; director of the Calculation Institute and of the Gravimetric and Strometric Departments of the Astromono-Geodesical Institute, 1919-1924; director of the Astronomical Institute, 1924-1936; director of the Main Geophysical Observatory, 1926-1927; professor of the Leningrad State University, 1924-1937.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1890-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79390902

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Subjects:

  • Stars--Research
  • Geomagnetism
  • Magnetic declination
  • Zenith telescopes
  • Celestial mechanics--Research
  • Geodetic astronomy
  • Vertical circles

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  • Soviet Union (as recorded)