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Discovering astronomy

by R. Robert Robbins

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. Robert Robbins, William H. Jefferys.
    ContributionsJefferys, William H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB43.2 .R6 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 480 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2383387M
    ISBN 100471832111
    LC Control Number87012162
    OCLC/WorldCa16005964

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