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Astronomers" stars

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stars.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPatrick Moore.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB801
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15507773M
    ISBN 100710212879


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