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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft) -- Congresses.,
  • Space astronomy -- Instruments -- Congresses.,
  • Telescopes -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and author index.

StatementPierre Y. Bely, James B. Breckinridge, chairs/editors ; sponsored and published by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ... [et al.].
SeriesProceedings / SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 3356, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 3356.
ContributionsBely, Pierre-Yves., Breckinridge, Jim B. 1939-, Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB136 .S733 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL494409M
ISBN 100819428035
LC Control Number98227306
OCLC/WorldCa39869167

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