Zhdanov Alexander Markellovich( astronomer)
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Biography Zhdanov Alexander Markellovich
Born in 1858. He graduated from the course at St. Petersburg University. The essay "The way to determine private Gulden perturbations of minor planets" received a master's degree, for the essay "The Theory of the intermediate orbit and its application to the study of motion of the moon" - a doctorate in astronomy and geodesy. He was a professor, in 1903 - 05. - Rector of St. Petersburg University. Posted by "Recherches sur le mouvement de la Lune autour de laTerre" (Stockholm, 1885). Supervised the processing undertaken by the headquarters of Russian meridian-arc measurements and, incidentally, brought them the size of the Earth spheroid (cm. t. 47 and 50 of the Notes fsa department of the Chief of Staff, St. Petersburg., 1891 and 1893). Was a trustee of the Moscow district, with 1911. Manager, Industrial College of the Ministry of Education.