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A long-term space astrophysics research program

A long-term space astrophysics research program

the evolution of the quasar continuum : NASA grant NAGW-2201, final report for the period 1 July 1990 through 31 December 1997


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Published by Smithsonian Institution, Astrophysical Observatory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Cambridge, Mass, [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

  • Stellar evolution.,
  • Quasars.,
  • Astrophysics.,
  • Red shift.,
  • Luminosity.,
  • Accretion disks.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLong term space astrophysics research program, Evolution of the quasar continuum
    Statementprincipal investigator, M. Elvis.
    Series[NASA contractor report] -- 206995, NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-206995..
    ContributionsSmithsonian Astrophysical Observatory., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17128646M

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