Exploring the stars

by Patrick Moore

Publisher: Odhams in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 96 Downloads: 415
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  • Astronomy -- Juvenile literature.

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Statementillustrated by Sylvia and Cyril Deakins.
SeriesOdhams exploring series
LC ClassificationsQB46 .M84
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5673830M
LC Control Number68135792

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