Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Series||Springer-Praxis series in astronomy and astrophysics|
|LC Classifications||QB991.C66 W43 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 342 p. :|
|Number of Pages||342|
|LC Control Number||98043764|
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