Photographic Atlas of the Moon

By S. M. Chong

The Photographic Atlas of the Moon is a regular photographic advisor to gazing the good points of the Moon via a 40cm telescope and high-resolution, low-speed movie. complete Moon pictures are supplied for every day of the 29-day lunar cycle, with labelled beneficial properties and descriptive textual content. chosen lunar good points are proven at excessive magnification to spotlight and obviously illustrate definite areas. All lunar gains are labelled utilizing present IAU terminology. A finished set of appendices element the stages of the Moon, provide a chronology of its lunar selenography and index all lunar positive aspects named within the textual content.

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