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Jorge Sahade

Jorge Sahade Kassab, Argentine astronomer (Alta Gracia, Cordoba Province 23 February 1915 – La Plata 18 November 2012)

Son of Syrian immigrants 
Expert on astrophysics and stellar spectroscopy
Authored more than 190 works
Studied Struve-Sahade effect (1962)

Discovered spectral features in various systems 

Authored A systematic effect in the radial velocities determined with an oscilloscope-type comparator


President, International Astronomical Union (1985-8)

Asteroid Sahade 2605

Diploma of Recognition, NASA (1994)

Distinguished Foreign Scholar, Mid-State American Universities, Nebraska university (1988)