Satellite Imaging Instruments (Space Science)
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Satellite Imaging Instruments (Space Science) by C.B. Pease

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Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd .
Written in English


  • Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods,
  • Satellite communication

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Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL9561779M
ISBN 100471954330
ISBN 109780471954330

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