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Astronomical photography at the telescope

Thomas W. Rackham

Astronomical photography at the telescope

by Thomas W. Rackham

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomical photography,
  • Telescopes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Thomas Rackham, with a foreword by W. H. Steavenson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB121 .R22 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3-280, [15] p.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5456315M
    ISBN 100571048226
    LC Control Number73158599

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