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  • Galactic evolution.,
  • Excitation.,
  • Disk galaxies.,
  • Amplification.,
  • A stars.

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StatementMartin D. Weinberg.
Series[NASA contractor report] -- 206501., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-206501.
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Pagination1 v.
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