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Investigations in astronomical photography.

William H. Pickering

Investigations in astronomical photography.

by William H. Pickering

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Published by The Observatory in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomical photography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William H. Pickering. Printed from the Boyden fund.
    SeriesAnnals of the Astronomical observatory of Harvard College,, vol. XXXII, pt. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB4 .H33
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 115 p.
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6962702M
    LC Control Number05037837
    OCLC/WorldCa6669073

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