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Observatories in Space by Catherine Turon

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Observatories in Space
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 50

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This short book presents a few striking examples of astrophysics space observatories and of major results spanning from the Solar neighborhood and our Galaxy to external galaxies, quasars and the cosmological background.

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