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Astronomy with your personal computer

by Peter Duffett-Smith

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Data processing.,
  • Microcomputers.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 252) and index.

    StatementPeter Duffett-Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB51.3.E43 D83 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2197704M
    ISBN 100521380936, 052138995X
    LC Control Number89017444

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