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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif .
Written in English


  • Astronomy -- Data processing,
  • Astrophysics -- Data processing

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StatementDavid M. Rank ; prepared for Ames Research Center
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 166584
ContributionsAmes Research Center, Lick Observatory. Board of Studies in Astronomy and Astrophysics
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14927647M

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