5 edition of Principles of astronomy found in the catalog.
Principles of astronomy
Stanley P. Wyatt
Bibliography: p. 473-477.
|Statement||[by] Stanley P. Wyatt [and] James B. Kaler.|
|Contributions||Kaler, James B., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||QB45 .W832|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 487 p.|
|Number of Pages||487|
|LC Control Number||73084910|
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