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How to study the stars astronomy with small telescopes and the naked eye and notes on celestial photography by Lucien Rudaux

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Published by T.F. Unwin in London, [etc.] .
Written in English


  • Astronomy.,
  • Astronomical photography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby L. Rudaux. Tr. by A.H. Keane ... With 79 illustrations.
ContributionsKeane, A. H. 1833-1912, tr.
LC ClassificationsQB44 .R93
The Physical Object
Pagination360 p. incl. illus., plates.
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6526532M
LC Control Number10035468

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