Contemporary astronomy by Jay M. Pasachoff

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementJay M. Pasachoff.
SeriesSaunders golden sunburst series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB45 .P29
The Physical Object
Pagination654 p. in various pagings, [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages654
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4884785M
ISBN 100721671012
LC Control Number76014683

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