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Stargazing with a telescope

by Robin Scagell

  • 119 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Firefly Books in Buffalo, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stars -- Observers" manuals,
  • Telescopes -- Amateurs" manuals,
  • Astronomy -- Amateurs" manuals,
  • Lunettes astronomiques -- Manuels d"amateurs,
  • Astronomie -- Manuels d"amateurs,
  • Étoiles -- Manuels d"observation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobin Scagell.
    GenreObservers" manuals., Amateurs" manuals., Manuels d"amateurs., Manuels d"observation.
    ContributionsScagell, Robin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB63 .S365 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3436173M
    ISBN 101554070279
    LC Control Number2005280331
    OCLC/WorldCa56329814

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