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Observational astronomy for amateurs

Sidgwick, J. B.

Observational astronomy for amateurs

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Published by Pelham in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Observers" manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.B. Sidgwick.
    ContributionsMuirden, James, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix,348p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15186206M
    ISBN 100720713781


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