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By Antonin Rukl

The definitive Moon atlas is again! Revised, up to date, and superior with increased textual content and maps, this venerable atlas is the fitting reference consultant for starting Moon-gazers and specialist lunar observers alike. in addition to grasp lunar cartographer Antonín Rükl’s beautiful maps, you’ll locate complete lists of lunar formations and attractions. This new printing can be freed from crimson ink, making it a lot more straightforward to exploit on the eyepiece.

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5 km/2230 ml A group of numerous lunar domes is situated in a broad valley between the mountain massifs T. Mayer Alpha and T. Mayer Zeta (as shown in the top right-hand earner of 30). These very low formations are observable only in the vicinity of the terminator. Q 20 Copernicus 31 M ONTES The crater Copernicus is undoubtedly one of the best known and most typical of lunar formations; it is also the center of a very prominent system of bright rays that can be traced across the surface of Mare Imbrium {see maps 20 and 21 J.

Wrinkle ridge, length 60 km. 8°W] William Duncan Macmillan, 1871 - 1948. American mo matician and astronomer. 5 km/360 mJ. 0°W] Mihajlo Pupin, 1858-1935 . Yugoslav physicist, worked in the Heinrich USA. Simple crater 12 km/ 400 mJ. 5°W] Ralph Allen Sampson, 1866-1939. British astronomer; Astronomer R for Scotland. 5 kmJ. 1°W] Timocharis, c. 280 BC. Greek astronomer of the Alexandrian school. 22 20 Complex crater with a sharp rim and terraced walls (34 km/3110 mJ. Timocharis, Catena [29°N , 1 3°W] Cl Narrow crater chain, length about 50 km.

Maury, 1866- 1952. American astronomer, pioneer in the classification of stellar spectra. 6 km/3 270 m). 2°E) Mercury. Legendary messenger of the Gods. Crater (68 km). 2°E] Hans C. Oersted, 17771851 . Danish physicist and philosopher. Flooded crater (42 km) . 8°E) Sir George Shuckburgh, 175 1- 1804. British astronomer. Crater (39 km). Temporis, Locus (Lake of Time) [46°N , 57°E) Diameter about 250 km . 25 0 56 57 Gauss 16 The northeastern limb of the Moon containing the large crater Gauss and prominent craters Geminus, Berosus, and Hohn.

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