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Astronomy handbook by James Muirden

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Published by Prentice Hall in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJames Muirden.
LC ClassificationsQB64 .M855 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22748548M
ISBN 100668062355

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