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Appendix B - Suggested further reading

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  06 December 2010

Philip S. Harrington
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Dowling College, New York
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Cosmic Challenge
The Ultimate Observing List for Amateurs
, pp. 461 - 462
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2010

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