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Stargazing with binoculars & telescopes

a user-friendly guide for locating planets stars, and deep space objects

by John Mosley

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Published by Lowell House in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Observers" manuals.,
  • Stars -- Observers" manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStargazing with binoculars and telescopes
    StatementJohn Mosley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB64 .M678 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL347213M
    ISBN 101565659600
    LC Control Number98006316


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