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Statistical methods in astronomy

Statistical methods in astronomy

proceedings of an international colloquium held at Strasbourg France, 12-16 September 1983.

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Published by European Space Agency in Noordwijk, The Netherlands .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistical astronomy -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesESA SP -- 201, ESA SP (European Space Agency) -- 201
    ContributionsEuropean Space Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB149 S83 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 262 p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14880313M

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