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Proposed change in reckoning the astronomical day

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Published by s.n. in [Toronto? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Time -- Systems and standards.,
  • Astronomy.,
  • Temps -- Systèmes et normes.,
  • Astronomie.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoint Committee of the Canadian Institute and the Astronomical and Physical Society of Toronto.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 12896, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 12896
    ContributionsFleming, Sandford, Sir, 1827-1915.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (9 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23638087M
    ISBN 100665128967

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