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An annual report for NASA planetary astronomy lunar atmospheric imaging study

Alan Stern

An annual report for NASA planetary astronomy lunar atmospheric imaging study

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Published by Southwest Research Institute, Instrumentation and Space Research Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in San Antonio, Tex, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lunar atmosphere.,
  • Lunar surface.,
  • Planetary atmospheres.,
  • Ultraviolet emission.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNASA planetary astronomy lunar atmospheric imaging study.
    Statementprepared by S. Alan Stern.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA-CR-203114., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-203114.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15508171M

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