Boris VORONTSOV-VELYAMINOV, USSR Astrophysicist. Professor, Moscow University, since 1935; corresponding member, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Academy, of Pedagogical Science, since 1947.
VORONTSOV-VELYAMINOV, Boris was born in 1904.
Specialist in research on nova stars and gas nebulae. Compiled general catologue of planetary nebulae. 1947 discovered bluewhite sequence of stars of HertzsprungRessel’s diagram, helping to explain their evolutionary development.
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