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Sky phenomena a guide to naked-eye observation of the stars : with sections on poetry in astronomy, constellation mythology, and the Southern Hemisphere sky by Norman Davidson

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Published by Lindisfarne Press in Hudson, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Astronomy -- Observers" manuals,
  • Southern sky (Astronomy)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-202) and index.

StatementNorman Davidson.
SeriesRenewal of education series ;, 1
LC ClassificationsQB63 .D38 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1738353M
ISBN 100940262568
LC Control Number92043572

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