story of variable stars by Leon Campbell

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Statementby Leon Campbell and Luigi Jacchia.
SeriesThe Harvard books on astronomy, ed. by Harlow Shapley and B.J. Bok, Harvard books on astronomy.
ContributionsJacchia, Luigi G. joint author.
LC ClassificationsQB835 .C3
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 226 p. incl. front. (port.) illus., tables, diagrs.
Number of Pages226
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Open LibraryOL6423579M
LC Control Number41022043

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