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Title: Visual Orbits of Spectroscopic Binaries with the CHARA Array. III. HD 8374 and HD 24546
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Award ID(s):
1715788 1908026 1636624
Publication Date:
NSF-PAR ID:
10193721
Journal Name:
The Astronomical Journal
Volume:
160
Issue:
2
Page Range or eLocation-ID:
58
ISSN:
1538-3881
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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