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Published **1978**
by Geneva Observatory in Sauverny .

Written in English

- Cosmology.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | J.E. Gunn, M.S. Longair, M.J. Rees ; edited by André Maeder, Louis Martinet, Gustave Tammann. |

Contributions | Gunn, J. E. 1938-, Longair, M. S., 1941-, Rees, Martin J., 1942-, Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Astrophysik und Astronomie. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QB981 .A38 1978 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 321 p. : |

Number of Pages | 321 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL3889813M |

LC Control Number | 81451189 |

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