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Some recent contributions to our knowledge of the sun

George Ellery Hale

Some recent contributions to our knowledge of the sun

by George Ellery Hale

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mount Wilson Observatory.,
  • Sun.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George E. Hale.
    SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v. 52, art. 23, Publication -- 1865, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 1865.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 331-360, [13] leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22941959M
    LC Control Number16012716

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