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Did the Ancient Egytpians Document the Eclipsing Binary Algol

DID THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS RECORD THE PERIOD OF THE ECLIPSING BINARY ALGOL—THE RAGING ONE? Authors:1. L. Jetsu (a) 2. S. Porceddu (a) 3. J. Lyytinen (a) 4. P. Kajatkari (a) 5. J. Lehtinen (a) 6. T. Markkanen (a) 7. J. Toivari-Viitala (b)Affiliations:a. Department of Physics, FI-00014 University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 64, Finlandb. Department of World Cultures, FI-00014 University of Helsinki, P.
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