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Published in [Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Stars -- Temperature,
  • Stars -- Spectra

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LC ClassificationsQB4 .M6 vol. 5, no. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination[43]-66 p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6301745M
LC Control Number34004413

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