Stars of the southern skies.

by Mary Acworth Orr

Publisher: Longmans, Green in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 92 Downloads: 424
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LC ClassificationsQB63 O8
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Pagination92p.
Number of Pages92
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Open LibraryOL18571946M

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Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 21 cm: Contents: The sky above us --The sky throughout the year. Responsibility: Patrick Moore. Support local and buy Stars of the Southern Skies Star Chart online from NZ's oldest family-owned bookstore.

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