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Astronomy; a brief introduction
Walter H. Hesse
|Statement||[by] Walter H. Hesse.|
|Series||Addison-Wesley series in earth sciences|
|LC Classifications||QB45 .H58|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 127 p.|
|Number of Pages||127|
|LC Control Number||67021298|
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