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X-ray astronomy

proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute held at Erice, Sicily, July 1-14, 1979

by NATO Advanced Study Institute (1979 Erice, Italy)

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Published by D. Reidel Pub. Co., distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Boston in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston, U.S.A, Hingham, MA .
Written in English

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  • X-ray astronomy -- Congresses.

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    Statementedited by Riccardo Giacconi and Giancarlo Setti.
    SeriesNATO advanced study institutes series : Series C, Mathematical and physical sciences ;, v. 60
    ContributionsGiacconi, Riccardo., Setti, Giancarlo, 1935-, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB472 .N37 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 406 p. :
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4109082M
    ISBN 109027711569
    LC Control Number80023948

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