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Astronomical instrumentation and the birth and growth of astrophysics

Astronomical instrumentation and the birth and growth of astrophysics

a symposium held in honor of Robert G. Tull : proceedings of a meeting held at the University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 20-21 October 2000

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Published by Astronomical Society of the Pacific in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spectroscope -- Congresses.,
  • Astronomical instruments -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Frank N. Bash and Christopher Sneden.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesAstronomical Society of the Pacific conference series -- v. 270
    ContributionsTull, Robert G. 1929-, Bash, Frank N., Sneden, Christopher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB873 .A88 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20288190M
    ISBN 101583811109

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