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Cambridge guide to astronomical discovery

by William Liller

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Observers" manuals,
  • Astronomy -- Amateurs" manuals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-244) and indexes.

    StatementWilliam Liller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB64 .L55 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1701833M
    ISBN 100521418399
    LC Control Number92002705

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