A Multiwavelength campaign of active stars with intermediate rotation rates final report

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Other titlesMultiwavelength observations of two moderate rotation RS CVN stems.
StatementRobert C. Dempsey ... [et al.].
Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA CR-199871., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-199871.
ContributionsDempsey, Robert C., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
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