Astrophysics: the riddle of star distances
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Published in Montreal .
Written in English


  • Astrophysics.,
  • Parallax -- Stars.

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Statementby A. Vibert Douglas ...
SeriesMcGill University publications. Series X (Physics), no. 37
LC ClassificationsQC1 .M16 no. 37
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6723354M
LC Control Number29000277

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