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Meridian determination

Bardsley, Clarence Edward

Meridian determination

by horizontal angle between two stars applied to alpha and beta Ursae minoris

by Bardsley, Clarence Edward

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Published in Rolla, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meridians (Astronomy)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Clarence Edward Bardsley.
    SeriesSchool of Mines and Metallurgy, University of Missouri. Technical bulletin,, v. 7, no. 2
    ContributionsTeas, Howard Jones.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA1 .M75 vol. 7 no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6669778M
    LC Control Number24023939
    OCLC/WorldCa8603048

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