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Experiments in astronomy for astronomers

Richard KNOX

Experiments in astronomy for astronomers

(by) Richard Knox.

by Richard KNOX

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Published by Keith Reid in Shaldon, Devon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

The Physical Object
Pagination206p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19569000M

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