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Cambridge encyclopaedia of astronomy

Cambridge encyclopaedia of astronomy

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementeditor-in-chief, Simon Mitton ; foreword by Martin Ryle.
    ContributionsMitton, Simon, 1946-, University of Cambridge.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB43.2 .C35 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination481 p. ;
    Number of Pages481
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4275185M
    ISBN 100244014188
    LC Control Number78300656

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      Since earning a degree in astronomy from the University of California, Los Angeles, in , O. Richard Norton has held directorial positions at the Morrison Planetarium, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, the Max C. Fleischmann Planetarium, University of Nevada, Reno, and the Grace H. Flandrau Planetarium and Science Center, University of Arizona, Tucson. This comprehensive Encyclopedia covers the full history of astronomy from its ancient origins in Africa, South America, the Middle East and China to the latest developments in astrophysics Cited by: 3.

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