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The telescope handbook and star atlas

Neale E. Howard

The telescope handbook and star atlas

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Observers" manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Neale E. Howard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB63 .H68 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5187177M
    ISBN 100690006861
    LC Control Number75006601


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