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On the construction of a silvered glass telescope fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in celestial photography by Henry Draper

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Published by Smithsonian institution in [Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomy.,
  • Reflecting telescopes.,
  • Astronomical photography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Microfiche. Washington, D.C., Brookhaven Press, 1978. on no. 2 of 7 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm.

Statementby Henry Draper.
SeriesSmithsonian contributions to knowledge -- v. 14, art. 4, Smithsonian Institution publication -- 180, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 180.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ11 .S68 vol. 14
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 p. l., 55 p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22223309M

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