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11D11th DimensionRate it:
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5DFifth-DimensionalRate it:
A-GPSAugmented Global Positioning SystemRate it:
A-GPSAssisted Global Positioning SystemRate it:
AAAAmateur Astronomers AssociationRate it:
AAAAAsociación Argentina Amigos de la AstronomíaRate it:
AAADAmateur Astronomers Association of DelhiRate it:
AAADAmateur Astronomers Association DelhiRate it:
AAAMActive Amateur Astronomers of MarylandRate it:
AAGAmateur Astronomy GroupRate it:
AAJAstronomical Association of JamaicaRate it:
AALAstronomy Associates of LawrenceRate it:
AALAstronomy Associates of Lawrence Astronomy Associates of LawrenceRate it:
AAPFAstronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral FellowshipsRate it:
AAQAstronomical Association of QldRate it:
AASAmerican Astronautical SocietyRate it:
AASArchaeology, Astronautics, and SetiRate it:
AASCAstronomy and Astrophysics Survey CommitteeRate it:
AASIAstronomical Association of Southern IllinoisRate it:
AATAnglo Australian TelescopeRate it:
AAVAstronomical Analogue VideoRate it:
AAVSOAmerican Association of Variable Star ObserversRate it:
ABBAfter the Big BangRate it:
ABBAADC Backend For Bolometer ArrayRate it:

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  • Bob Taylor
    Bob Taylor
    I have an old (1904) walking stick engraved "Presented to ........ by the members of the RAS & BS" Could RAS be the Royal Astronomical Society? but what is BS? any ideas??
    LikeReply4 years ago
  • Gary Grew
    Gary Grew
    LikeReply7 years ago

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