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(768) Struveana

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Discovered 1913 Oct. 4 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Named in honor of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Struve (1793–1864), Otto Wilhelm Struve (1819–1905), directors of the Pulkovo Observatory and famous for their double star studies, and Hermann Struve (1854–1920), director of the Königsberg and Berlin Observatories. (H 77)

The Struves are also honored by a lunar crater.

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