Sunspots by R. J. Bray

Cover of: Sunspots | R. J. Bray

Published by Wiley, Chapman and Hall in New York, London .

Written in English

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  • Sunspots.

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Statement(by)R. J. Bray and R. E. Loughhead.
SeriesInternational Astrophysics series -- v. 7
ContributionsLoughhead, R. E.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19454464M

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