Results of observations made with the six-inch transit circle, 1963-1971

observations of the sun, moon, and planets, catalog of 14,916 stars for 1950.0, comparison with FK4, GC, and N30 by James A. Hughes

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  • Astronomy -- Observations.,
  • Stars -- Catalogs.,
  • Transit-circle.

Edition Notes

Statementby J.A. Hughes and D.K. Scott.
SeriesPublications of the United States Naval Observatory ;, 2nd ser., v. 23, pt. 3
ContributionsScott, D. K. 1923-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB4 .W32. vol. 23, pt. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 165-481 ;
Number of Pages481
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2817941M
LC Control Number83602850

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