On the production of auroral and night-sky light.
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On the production of auroral and night-sky light. by Sydney Chapman

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From Philosophical Magazine. Ser. 7, v. 23.

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Paginationp. 659-665 ;
Number of Pages665
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Open LibraryOL21773002M

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