Аксентьєва Зінаїда Миколаївна|
June 25, 1900
Odessa, Russian Empire
April 8, 1969 (aged 68)|
Poltava, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Zinaïda Mikolaïevna Aksentieva (June 25, 1900 – April 8, 1969) was a Ukrainian/Soviet astronomer.
Aksentieva or Aksentyeva was born in Odessa in 1900. She graduated from Odessa University in 1924. She worked on mapping gravity and her observatory was one of the first to be able to accurately find the centre of the earth. She worked in Poltava Observatory. She became observatory director in 1951. Her areas of study were tidal deformation of the earth and gravimeter Earth profiles.
Aksentieva died in 1969 in Poltava where her observatory was.
- Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR, 1919-1979:, 1980
- Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature 1994, Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature, 1995, International Astronomical Union, United States Government Printing Office
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