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Symposium on Problems of Extra-galactic Research (1961 Santa Barbara, California)

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

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  • Astronomy -- Congresses

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    StatementEdited by G. C. McVittie.
    GenreCongresses
    SeriesI. A. U. symposium, no. 15
    ContributionsMcVittie, George C., International Astronomical Union
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 450 p. :
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22809581M

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Symposium on Problems of Extra-galactic Research ( Santa Barbara, Calif.). Problems of extra-galactic research. New York, Macmillan [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George C McVittie; International Astronomical Union.

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