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General topics of a course of astronomical lectures

Emerson, Joseph

General topics of a course of astronomical lectures

together with definitions and remarks relating to astronomy, and to optics, as connected with astronomy

by Emerson, Joseph

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Published by [U.] Crocker, printer in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Outlines, syllabi, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Emerson
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 47903
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination12 p
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15115946M

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