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The Cambridge astronomy guide

a practical introduction to astronomy

by William Liller

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Amateurs" manuals

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Liller and Ben Mayer.
    ContributionsMayer, Ben.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB63 .L55 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2535780M
    ISBN 100521257786
    LC Control Number85016582

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