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Astronomy for all ages

discovering the universe through activities for children and adults

by Philip S. Harrington

  • 367 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Globe Pequot Press in Old Saybrook, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Amateurs" manuals.,
  • Astronomy -- Observers" manuals -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Astronomy -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Astronomy -- Observers" manuals.,
  • Astronomy projects.,
  • Science projects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 193) and index.

    Statementby Philip Harrington & Edward Pascuzzi.
    ContributionsPascuzzi, Edward.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB63 .H317 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1434818M
    ISBN 101564403882
    LC Control Number93046751
    OCLC/WorldCa29668502


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