Astrometry in the Age of the Next Generation of Large Telescopes
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Astrometry in the Age of the Next Generation of Large Telescopes Proceedings of a Meeting Held at Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA, 18-20 (Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference) by P. Kenneth Seidelmann

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ISBN 101583812059
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