2010-08-18 13:39:06

Ivan Kortazzi – Astronomer of the Black Sea Fleet,
G. Petrov, G. Pinigin, Nikolaev: Atoll, 2006. – 128 p.

Ivan Kortazzi was the well-known astronomer and director of the Naval Astronomical Observatory in Nikolaev. The basic stages of his life as well as scientific and organizational activities are reflected in the book. Kortazzi's activity was multifaceted. He made a significant contribution to the development of astronomy and related sciences such as geodesy, geophysics, and hydrography. E.Kortazzi's activity on the post of director of the observatory within 30 years is a vivid example of self-sacrificing service to a science.