Elements of the orbit of the late comet
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Elements of the orbit of the late comet by Nathaniel Bowditch

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Published by s.n. in [United States .
Written in English


  • Comets -- 1819

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Other titlesElements of the orbit of the comet of 1819
Statementby Nathaniel Bowditch
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 47408
The Physical Object
Pagination2 sheets
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15117678M

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