Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III

@inproceedings{McLean2006GroundbasedAA,
  title={Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III},
  author={I. McLean and S. Ramsay and H. Takami},
  year={2006}
}
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