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Pioneer astronomers.

Navin Sullivan

Pioneer astronomers.

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomers -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [147]-148.

    StatementDrawings by Eric Fraser.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB35 .S8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p.
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5910430M
    LC Control Number64011891
    OCLC/WorldCa1363388

      Peter Robertson: John Bolton is a name well known to Australian astronomers. The John Bolton Symposium is held each year in November and hosted by the CSIRO in Sydney.


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