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Exploration of small bodies in the solar system I. Initial results and future prospects : proceedings of the B1.1 symposium of COSPAR Scientific Commission B which was held during the thirty-second COSPAR scientific assembly, Nagoya, Japan, 12-19 July, 1998 by COSPAR. Scientific Commission B. B1.1 Symposium

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Published by Published for the Committee on Space Research [by] Pergamon in Kidlington, Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asteroids -- Congresses.,
  • Solar system -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by P. Lamy and N. Thomas.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesAdvances in space research -- v. 24, no. 9, Advances in space research -- v. 24, no. 9
ContributionsLamy, P. L., Thomas, N., COSPAR. Scientific Assembly, COSPAR. Scientific Commission B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB651 .C67 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, p. 1079-1185 :
Number of Pages1185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18753778M

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