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Amateur-professional partnerships in astronomy proceedings of a meeting held at University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1-7 July 1999 by

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Published by Astronomical Society of the Pacific in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomers -- Congresses.,
  • Astronomy -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by John R. Percy and Joseph B. Wilson.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesAstronomical Society of the Pacific conference series -- v. 220
ContributionsPercy, John R., Wilson, Joseph B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB47 .A427 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 414 p. :
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22427887M
ISBN 101583810528

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