Vladimir Baranov

Baranov, Vladimir Andreevich


Born Sept. 3 (15), 1872, in the village of Mikulino, Samara Province; died Feb. 14, 1942, in Kazan. Soviet astronomer and gravimetrist.

Baranov was a professor at the University of Kazan and director of the Kazan Observatory. He compiled two catalogs of the positions of variable stars. He observed the minor planets, comets, and binary stars and tried to determine the force of gravity in the eastern regions of the European part of the USSR.

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